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Latest News on Flexera Software and Strategically Managing Application Usage

Welcome to the Flexera Software news center. Here you will find the latest press releases on our company, solutions and strategically managing application usage.

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.