Monitor these loopholes to ensure complete network security

The continuous evolution and growth of the endpoint devices in enterprises makes network security management a primary concern for IT departments. As a sysadmin, you strive to ensure the safety and security of every device in your network. You are …

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A catastrophic flaw in Linux sudo command with a simple fix using Desktop Central

A critical vulnerability in sudo has been disclosed, that when exploited, enables users to bypass security restrictions and execute commands as the root user. This security flaw has to be swiftly remediated as sudo is one of the most integral …

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Everything you need to know about macOS 10.15 Catalina 

The latest version, macOS 10.15, has been named Catalina. This comes as a free software update and is available on the App Store. It comes with exciting features for Apple users—Catalyst, Gatekeeper, Screen Time, and a Sidecar extension …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday October 2019: 59 vulnerabilities fixed

The second Tuesday of the month is here, and if you manage tons of endpoints, this can only mean one thing to you: Patch Tuesday updates. This Patch Tuesday brings us updates to fix 59 vulnerabilities, eight of which are …

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Upgrading an OS before the end of 2019: Convenience or compromise?

Desktop management is a continuous and never-ending process, especially for monitoring potential security issues. IT administrators need to constantly safeguard network devices and update endpoints to prevent vulnerabilities. The need for efficient desktop management to thwart attacks against OSs has …

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Effortlessly updating BIOS and patching drivers using Desktop Central

Did you know that one of the most common reasons for hardware failure is neglecting to update drivers and BIOS? If you don’t update your drivers, not only are you risking hardware failure, but you’re also missing out on …

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The life of a sysadmin: Encircled by excessive tools

It’s 3am, and you’re woken up by frantic calls and messages from users at your company—this is the everyday life of a sysadmin. Constantly surrounded by numerous tickets and persistent users who require immediate solutions, the life of a sysadmin …

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The Joker’s in town. Time to secure your Android devices

Joker spyware

Security experts from Google have discovered a new spyware in 24 Play Store apps that, combined, have more than 472,000 downloads. Researchers have stated that this spyware also has the capabilities of normal malware and appears to have infected certain …

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday September 2019: 79 vulnerabilities fixed

No matter how prepared you are, Patch Tuesday never fails to throw in a surprise.

All supported versions of Windows are affected by two privilege escalation vulnerabilities that have already been exploited in the wild, CVE-2019-1214 and CVE-2019-1215. Since …

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