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Does Your Business Have the Tools to Effectively Manage Against Today’s Cyber Threats?

Gil Cattelain

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July 30, 2018 9:31 am

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It seems every week the media is reporting new security breaches that are wreaking havoc on businesses and their customers.  Many of them are the result of endpoint attacks, which isn’t surprising, considering more than half of U.S. businesses have suffered some form of endpoint attack compromising their data and or infrastructure. Successful attacks impact …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

When to Deploy an MAM Solution



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July 19, 2018 2:44 pm

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Many of us are confounded by the challenges introduced by the advent of mobile devices in our daily lives. For an IT administrator, it starts with recognising the challenges in the first place, and then trying to find a solution. While looking for solutions, frequently administrators are faced with a choice between a UEM and …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Expert Views, Mobile, Novell, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Workspace

How Good is Mobile Device Support in Your Enterprise? – Webinar Coming-up!

Gil Cattelain

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July 12, 2018 4:25 pm

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There are now more mobile devices in the world than people, and a large percentage of them are being used for business activities as either corporate-owned or BYOD devices. It’s part of the consumerization of IT trend that has seen mobile devices become a key tool in business productivity, enabling employees to remain in contact even …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Expert Views, General, IT Operations Management, PR Blog, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks

Lock an iOS device to an App using ZENworks



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July 12, 2018 3:01 pm

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Recently during a discussion on ZENworks 2017, many of our customers asked for an ability through which IT admins can lock down a mobile device (generally an iPad) to a single app. On further discussion, many use cases surfaced for this. Some of …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Cool Tools, End-user How-to, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Mobile, Mobility, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Management

Making a Smooth and Seamless Transition to Windows 10 – Webinar coming up!

Gil Cattelain

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June 19, 2018 11:32 am

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Microsoft will discontinue all support for its Windows 7 operating system in January 2020.  Even today, Windows 7 is in an extended support phase, meaning Microsoft is offering paid support but not the free support included with licenses, and only provides security-related updates.  What it means is the clock is ticking for businesses to migrate …

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Mobile Device Management Can Be a Burden, But it Doesn’t Have to Be

Gil Cattelain

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May 18, 2018 9:32 am

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Mobility is an integral part of today’s business, adding tremendous flexibility that allows employees at all levels to operate more efficiently. But, all those mobile devices have to be managed from a corporate security and compliance perspective, which can add tremendous strain to an IT department’s already demanding workload. With all business functions dependent upon …

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Removal of the Device Admin API for Android Devices

Vikram Derebail

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May 9, 2018 3:31 pm

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In December 2017, Google announced that it will deprecate the Device Admin API in the next Android release (Android P), scheduled for 2018 and subsequently, it will be completely removed from the Android 2019 release (Android Q onwards). With the introduction of Android Enterprise features (work-managed device and work profile modes of management) since Android …

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Mobile Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks Patch Management: Forcing a patch-required reboot on user logout

Darrin VandenBos

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May 2, 2018 12:06 pm

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Recently, a customer requested a way to force a patch-required reboot when a user logs out. The customer’s machines don’t ever shut down, instead remaining powered on as different users log in and out of them. He wanted a way to suppress patch-required reboots during the user session and then have a reboot occur when …

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Using ZENworks Patch Management to protect against Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

Darrin VandenBos

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January 12, 2018 2:26 pm

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I have no doubt that by now you are well aware of last week’s announcements from the security community about new security threats—known as Meltdown and Spectre—that exploit the “speculative execution” feature found in modern processors, including Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. While this is a hardware vulnerability, the major operating system vendors—Microsoft, Apple, SUSE, …

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Categories: Endpoint Security, Security, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Patching Microsoft Office 365

Darrin VandenBos

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August 24, 2017 3:02 pm

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ZENworks Patch Management now supports the deployment of Microsoft Office 365 updates from the Current Channel, Deferred Channel, and First Release for Deferred Channel. Patches for each of these channels can be seen in the Patches list in ZENworks Control Center. How it works…

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Categories: Configuration Management, Endpoint Security, IT Operations Management, Security, Technical, Unified Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

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