Change & Configuration Management

Secure Configuration Manager 6.2 Patch Update 1 (6.2.0.1) is now available. SCM 6.2 Patch Update 1 includes: support for UNIX Agent 7.5.1, enhanced Auditing Capabilities, and more…

Oct 24, 2017
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Last month Juniper quietly released patches for two newly-discovered remote vulnerabilities. The announcement included some curious information including notification of the presence of “unauthorized code” in its ScreenOS. As researchers investigated this, they discovered some very sophisticated changes to the ScreenOS code that would likely require deep inside knowledge and a state-level actor…

Feb 12, 2016
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Many start the new year hoping for better things. Many could probably learn a lesson or two from the following companies who suffered dearly during 2015. This list does not cover all of the major breaches of the year, but it does underscore the damage that was done with merely a handful of them. We…

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Feb 1, 2016
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This coming Tuesday, January 12 is a big day – old versions of Internet Explorer will no longer be supported. This change will help the NetIQ team accelerate the development of new features since we no longer have to account for old, incompatible browser quirks, and will also generally increase the safety of our…

Jan 12, 2016
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NetIQ is pleased to announce the upcoming availability of Change Guardian 4.2 to all customers worldwide. Change Guardian makes it easy to monitor access to sensitive data and identify unwanted activity including how sensitive data was changed, and presents all the contextual information an analyst needs to make a decision about what to do in…

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Jan 11, 2016
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Following on from part 1 of the Sentinel Activities for Aegis, part 2 brings with it some specifics for Change Guardian, enhanced activity outputs and improved error handling for JSON serialization. As mentioned in part 1 ( here ) , the Change Guardian Product backend is based on Sentinel so the first bundle of activities, login,…

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Martin Cotter
Dec 16, 2015
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Over a year ago now I did a post on integrating Aegis and Sentinel (available here) using Sentinel WebServices and out of the box Aegis Activities. As integration methods go, webservices are great but you do need to be able to manipulate the results so that they are usable using out of box manipulation activities…

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Martin Cotter
Dec 4, 2015
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How do you know if your trusted employees are stealing sensitive data?  Companies have to allow them access to do their jobs (Utilize USB Drives, Touch File Shares etc), but need to monitor their actions. With Change Guardian and Sentinel we can detect this and give real time alerts.  In today’s example we are watching for someone…

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Nick Carstensen
Apr 3, 2015
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This post reminds me of the very early days in my career as an application developer on a Medicare claims processing system. I took on the responsibility of a large subsystem implementation that year where I was responsible for the requirements definition, specification and subsequently the testing of the new subsystem, Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP). Why the…

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Jul 24, 2014
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