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14 March 2017

Increase in Available Security Patches + Decrease in Patch Rates = Broken Software Supply Chain

Information Security Buzz
Annual Flexera Vulnerability Review Shows 81 Percent of All Vulnerabilities Had Available Patches, Yet Common Software Programmes Remain Unpatched
14 March 2017

Most of 2016's holes had fixes the day we knew about 'em. Did we patch? Did we @£$%

The Register
Patching rates went down in 2016 despite an increase in availability of security patches, according to a new study out today.
14 March 2017

Patch rates decreasing as organizations struggle to keep up

Continuity Central
Secunia Research at Flexera Software has published its ‘Vulnerability Review 2017’ report.
14 March 2017

Vendors share blame when users' systems stay unpatched too long: vulnerability report

CSO Australia
Poor notification, updating practices push many users to put patching in too-hard basket
13 March 2017

Decrease in patch rates points to broken software supply chain

Beta News
Vulnerabilities in software are at the heart of many security problems, providing a foothold for hackers that they can use to gain acccess to systems.
10 March 2017

Spoil software supply-chain hack attacks with preventative measures

SC Magazine
Vincent Smyth discusses how the malware operation dubbed Kingslayer shines even more light on the dysfunctionality of endangering enterprises.
8 March 2017

The top 3 of dangerous software installed in Japanese personal PC turned out!!

Response
Flexera Software LLC (Flexera) announced the situation of Japan in "Personal Software Inspector Country Report - Q4 2016" by Secunia Research.
28 February 2017

Australia’s vulnerabilities unmasked as survey reveals top unpatched & old programs

Security Brief AU
Australians may be exposing themselves to danger every day without realising it - purely because of the programs on their computer, a new study from Secunia Research at Flexera Software has found.
27 February 2017

Unpatched and End-of-Life Software Remains a Risk, Report Says

eWeek
Flexera Software found that in the U.S., 7.4 percent of programs on the average PC have reached End-of-Life and are no longer patched by the vendor.
27 February 2017

Flexera Report Reveals PCs at Risk from Unpatched Software

Cyber Parse
PC in the U.S. and around the world are still running unpatched and End-of-Life software, exposing users to security risks.
23 February 2017

6.7 Percent of Programmes on Private UK PCs Are End-of-Life and No Longer Patched, According to New Secunia Research at Flexera Software Country Report

Tech Recur
The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes installed on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are End-of-Life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor.
23 February 2017

6.7 percent of programmes on private UK PCs are end-of-life and no longer patched

Information Security Buzz
The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes installed on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are End-of-Life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor.
23 February 2017

6.7% of programmes on private UK PCs are end-of-life and no longer patched

Cambridge Network
The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes installed on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are End-of-Life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor, according to a new report by Secunia Research for Flexera Software.
23 February 2017

Private PCs in the UK full of end-of-life programmes

IT Pro Portal
Unpatched end-of-life programmes with vulnerabilities are attack vectors hackers can exploit.
23 February 2017

Unsupported Software Exposes UK PC Users

Info Security Magazine
Around 7% of programs on the average UK user's PC are unsupported and unpatched, leaving them exposed to exploits, according to the latest data from Flexera Software.
23 February 2017

6.7% of UK programmes on private PCs are end-of-life and unpatched

SC Magazine
The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are end-of-life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor, therefore they are insecure.
23 February 2017

PCs still at risk from end-of-life programs

Beta News
The latest software vulnerability report from Secunia Research at Flexera Software reveals that the average US private PC user has 75 installed programs on their PC, 7.4 percent of which are no longer patched by the vendor.
23 February 2017

How many vulnerable apps are on the average PC? Way too many

Tech Radar Pro
Unpatched end-of-life applications are a big problem
23 February 2017

End-Of-Life Software Alive and Well On US PCs

Dark Reading
7.5% of users ran unpatched Windows operating systems in Q4 of 2016, up from 6.1 percent in Q3 of 2016, new study shows.
22 February 2017

6.7 percent of programmes on private UK PCs are end-of-life and no longer patched

Vigilance
The average private user in the UK has 72 programmes installed on their PC, and 6.7 percent of them are End-of-Life programmes that are no longer patched by the vendor.
22 February 2017

7.4% of software on PCs are past end of life

Network World
The apps are no longer patched and thus vulnerable to exploitation
2 February 2017

Introducing the 2017 Tech Madness Finalists

Chicago Inno
Here's everything you need to know about the bracket.
17 January 2017

IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime

Security Brief AU
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its rapid rise to prominence around the world.
17 January 2017

IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime

IT Brief AU
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its rapid rise to prominence around the world.
17 January 2017

Smart fridge goes viral after update leaves owner thirsty

9 News
A photo of an uncooperative smart-fridge has gone viral online after a women vented her frustration with an appliance on Twitter
17 January 2017

IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime

Security Brief NZ
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its rapid rise to prominence around the world.
17 January 2017

IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime

IT Brief NZ
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues its rapid rise to prominence around the world.
16 January 2017

I just wanted some water': An uncooperative fridge is going off on Twitter

Business Insider Australia
The internet of things has been touted in recent years as the next big technological revolution -- anything from cars, toasters, garden sprinklers and pets would be connected to the internet, sending out information and taking instructions.
5 January 2017

What will be the single biggest security threat of 2017?

IDG Connect

At the very end of 2015 we ran a straw poll of individuals in the security space to determine what the single biggest security threat of 2016 would be.