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Latest News on Flexera Software and Strategically Managing Application Usage

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18 April 2017

Almost 50 Percent of Businesses in France Haven’t Deployed Software Asset Management Solutions, Though More than 60 Percent Routinely Undergo Compliance Audits

Companies pay millions in fines, according to IDC’s “Management of Software Assets: an Essential for Cost Control and Compliance Risk Reduction” report sponsored by Flexera Software

Flexera Software, the company that is reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed and secured, announces today its sponsorship of IDC's "Management of Software Assets: an Essential for Cost Control and Compliance Risk Reduction" report, published in France. According to IDC, managing software assets is increasingly important to an organization's operational model.

4 April 2017

Flexera's Enterprise Solution First to Integrate IT Asset & Security Management

Flexera Vulnerability Intelligence Manager Now Leverages FlexNet Manager Suite Inventory Data, Helping Security Teams Reduce Hacker Vulnerability Exploits

Flexera Software, the company that's reimagining the way software is bought, sold, managed & secured, announced today it is the first-in-industry to integrate IT Asset & Security Management for better vendor, financial & risk management - as well as operational efficiency and optimization. Bringing together Software Asset Management (SAM) and Software Vulnerability Management technology is the initial step in this process, ultimately enhancing security for enterprises worldwide. To do that, Vulnerability Intelligence Manager can now leverage the core software and hardware inventory data from FlexNet Manager Suite to highlight enterprise risks, all while improving operational efficiency.

28 March 2017

Flexera Software and FS-ISAC Jointly Deliver Software Vulnerability Intelligence to Financial, Legal Services, Utilities and Oil & Gas Industries

Over 1,700 member organizations worldwide gain timely, accurate vulnerability alerts on industry-critical applications and systems

Flexera Software, the leading provider of Software Vulnerability Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today a renewed agreement with the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) to offer verified software vulnerability intelligence alerts to critical sector entities worldwide.

13 March 2017

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

Annual Flexera Vulnerability Review Shows 81 Percent of All Vulnerabilities Had Available Patches, Yet Common Software Programs Remain Unpatched

Flexera Software, the leading provider of Software Vulnerability Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, today released Vulnerability Review 2017, the annual report from Secunia Research at Flexera Software, which presents global data on the prevalence of vulnerabilities and the availability of patches, maps the security vulnerability threat to IT infrastructures, and explores vulnerabilities in the 50 most popular applications on private PCs.

9 March 2017

Flexera Webinar Sheds Light on Preventing Software Licensing Legal Actions

SAP® UK vs. Diageo Great Britain Highlights Pressing Need for Software Asset Management and Optimization

ISSUE: The recent SAP UK vs. Diageo Great Britain court decision is yet another software licensing lawsuit between large vendors and their customers. Enterprise software licensing agreements are complex documents. Companies license software products based on many different license metrics - including a quantity of named users or devices, fixed count of processors in a server, etc. In many software licensing models, once enterprises go above the number of licensed users/devices/processors, they are out of compliance. In most cases, the use of unlicensed copies of software by customers is unintentional - due to contract, product-use rights and license model complexity.

22 February 2017

7.4 Percent of Programs on Private U.S. PCs Are End of Life and No Longer Patched, According to New Secunia Research at Flexera Software Country Report

Unpatched end-of-life programs with vulnerabilities are attack vectors hackers can exploit

The average private user in the United States has 75 programs installed on their PC, and 7.4 percent of them are End-of-Life programs that are no longer patched by the vendor.  End-of-life programs containing unpatched software vulnerabilities are popular attack vectors for hackers to exploit because they are so widespread on devices today.