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More power to system administrators with Privilege Guard
07 August, 2013
The latest version of Privilege Guard by Avecto enables more control in the area of privileged access management
The human factor in IT security
12 February, 2013
Paul Kenyon of Avecto examines the human factor as being the weakest link in the IT security of an organisation
Apps in Windows 8 store may not be suitable for corporate use
07 February, 2013
Kris Zentek of Avecto comments on the Windows 8 App Store, the Microsoft security screening process for products and the suitability of their use for businesses
Australia sets cyber security mitigation strategies
22 January, 2013
Strategy in Australia to tackle cyber security through minimising privileged access, managing patches and whitelisting applications
Controlled admin rights reduces vulnerability to Java exploits
17 January, 2013
Avecto comments on zero day vulnerabilities on Java and contends that controlling corporate admin rights can act as a defence against Java based exploits
BYOD security tops Avecto list of 2013 IT trends
19 December, 2012
Avecto has provided its list of the top 5 trends in IT security for 2013 including Windows 8 issues and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD)
German government issues guidelines on keeping computers secure
21 November, 2012
Avecto has commented on the German Government IT security arm's advice on securing computers with effective user rights management
Application control based on source of downloaded material
25 October, 2012
Privilege Guard has undergone a dot release to enhance functionality with new feature enabling the control of application based on download source
Managing The Social Impact of Least Privilege Security
15 October, 2012
Paul Kenyon, COO of Avecto explains how desktop lockdown doesn’t mean taking the personal out of PC
Continued Java Problems Result In Advice To Disable The Programme In Windows
07 September, 2012
Avecto explains the need for disabling Java on browsers used on Windows operating systems and only enabling it as and when it is required
Unauthorized Application Downloads Predominant In UK industry
05 September, 2012
Avecto study shows the extent of the problem of unauthorized applications on corporate networks and privileged access violations
Digital Forensics and the Fight Against Malware
30 August, 2012
Avecto provides an overview of the difference between reactive and proactive digital forensics and the implications for successfully defeating the malware threat
Privilege Management Stems Social Engineering Scams
16 August, 2012
Paul Kenyon of Avecto explains how the adoption of a policy of reducing privileged accounts in the enterprise can reduce the effect of socially engineered cyber attacks
Ten Reasons For Reducing Privileged Access
15 August, 2012
Paul Kenyon of Avecto provides ten good reasons why every organisation should implement a policy of user privileges that minimises risk
Needless Loss of Half a Million Card Details
09 July, 2012
Avecto believes multi-layered data protection would have prevented the recent large scale loss of financial card details
Privilege Management Could Have Prevented Forex Leak
14 May, 2012
Avecto comments on the leakage of user credentials from the Forex site and says that privileged identity management would have prevented it
Privileged Access Management Aids Financial Service Providers
10 April, 2012
Avecto comments on Global Payments breach and explains how the management of admin accounts could have played a role in its prevention
Award Recognition For Privilege Guard Producer
05 March, 2012
Avecto has received the title of Innovative Company of the Year at an award ceremony recognising innovative achievements
Trustwave Study Indicates Need For Multi-Level Security
15 February, 2012
Avecto comments on the need for multi-layered security to bolster existing antivirus software
Enterprise Reporting For Privilege Guard
07 February, 2012
Privilege management system from Avecto now includes complete auditing and reporting for windows based computers
Avecto Grows On Back of Windows 7 Adoption
30 January, 2012
Privileged Access Management company increases revenue as more organisations migrate to Windows 7 platform
End User Privilege Management Could Have Avoided DreamHost Hack
24 January, 2012
Avecto comments on the DreamHost hack resulting in reseting user passwords for their protection, saying it could have been avoided with improved user privilege management
Privileged Access In Corporate Windows Environments
07 November, 2011
Avecto's COO, Paul Kenyon shares his view through corporate windows and explains how admin accounts on the popular platform can lead to problems
TDL-4 Damage Limitation By Restricting Administrative Access Rights
27 October, 2011
Improved privilege management for network users can mitigate the damage caused by the latest generation powerful botnet launching malware TDL-4
Halloween Malware Spike Expected To Plague Social Networking
19 October, 2011
Business users are being warned of expected increases in the use of social networking sites around the end of October with increased risk of malware and phishing attacks
Apple co-Founder Suffers Low Level Twitter Hack
13 September, 2011
Avecto uses recent Twitter hack as example of the ease with which computers can be compromised through click-jacking to gain control over accounts
Privileged Access Management Supplier Joins SIA program
12 September, 2011
Avecto joins McAfee's Security Innovation Alliance with the company's privileged access management application
White Paper Available On Regulatory Compliance and Least Privilege Security
05 August, 2010
The principle of least privileges are explored in the context of regulatory compliance in a new white paper released by Avecto co-authored by Windows expert and available for free download from Avecto's web site
Compliance Reporting Simplification Using Windows Remote Management
09 June, 2010
Remote reporting using Avecto Privilege guard can be achieved for generating compliance reports across the enterprise
Privilege Guard Protecting Two Key Customers in UK
03 June, 2010
Oxford University Press and Shop Direct Group have taken Privilege Guard from Avecto for improved security and reduced management costs
Windows 7 policy based privilege management
16 October, 2009
Privilege Guard 2.2 from Avecto provides Windows 7 users with centralised policy management and a secure operating environment
Privilege Guard protects companiestest from privilege account abuse
30 July, 2009
With Privilege Guard 2.1, companies can monitor and allocate privilege accounts as required to maintain control over access rights to sensitive information
Sales VP hired at Avecto
07 July, 2009
Privilege Guard supplier hires senior sales professional to drive expansion in the Americas
Minimising TCO and risk with least privilege desktop management
21 May, 2009
Avecto and Vistorm partner to provide Avecto Privilege Guard and consultancy services to reduce potential problems due to poor management of desktop access rights
Active Directory Group Policy integration in Privilege Guard
03 March, 2009
Privilege Guard 2.0 enables central configuration and application privilege management in Active Directory infrastructure