Desktop Central

Desktop Central is integrated desktop and mobile device management software that helps in managing servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets from a central location. Visit:manageengine.com/products/desktop-central/

WannaCry again? Meet Adylkuzz, its sneaky cryptocurrency mining sibling

More than 400,000 computers wrldwide have been infected with WannaCry ransomware since the beginning of the devastating attack on May 12th, 2017. WannaCry has compromised standalone and networked Windows computers, at home and in the enterprise.

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If you think WannaCry is huge, wait for EternalRocks!

While the world was responding to the WannaCry attackwhich only utilized the EternalBlue exploit and the DoublePulsar backdoorresearchers discovered another piece of malware, EternalRocks, which actually exploits seven different Windows vulnerabilities  

Miroslav Stamper,

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Escape the latest sudo flaw with Desktop Central patch management

Windows has had a rough time lately, dealing with various breaches as the result of vulnerabilities. Linux, often considered a malware-free OS, is now experiencing some cyber attacks of its own. Amidst threats like SambaCry and Luabot, which have

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Desktop Central: Day one support for the Windows 10 Creators Update

The wait is finally over. On April 11th, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Creators Update—this is the third major release, and it comes with a wealth of new additions and upgrades to make your computer more secure and productive

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6 reasons enterprises need to implement a USB security management system

“Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.”

                                           -Alvin Toffler, American writer and futurist

Technology has seen some drastic developments in the last few decades. From CRT to LED monitors, Microsoft Paint to Google Tilt

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Windows 10 cumulative updates: Everything you need to know

What is the most unpleasant aspect of life for a Windows admin, which, if ignored, can lead to much bigger problems? Undoubtedly, patch management. Making sure every machine in the environment has the latest patches installed can sometimes turn out …

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Desktop Central’s self-service portal: Approve user requests to automatically install software

These days, everyone enjoys the convenience of swift and effortless services—from high-speed internet, to online shopping, to pizza being delivered to your door. Following in this trend, modern organizations must deliver products and services quickly and effectively. Managing

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Integrate ServiceNow with Desktop Central for up-to-date inventory information

Many companies around the world believe IT asset management can be managed by hand, using spreadsheets. Often, it’s only after an audit that these companies realize their manually-maintained spreadsheets are outdated due to negligence. They may have to pay a

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Test drive your patches before deploying them using Desktop Central.

There are very few things we purchase without testing first: we run to fitting rooms with hangers full of clothes in a quest to find the perfect pair of jeans, we take various cars for spins before finally deciding on

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Desktop Central adds support for Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Windows Server 2016, and you can start managing it immediately using Desktop Central.

The new Windows Server 2016 has a bundle of features that help bolster security, add deployment options, and help developers …

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