Stand-alone anti-virus no longer provides an effective defense against current enterprise environments, making additional layers of security necessary to address the rising volume and sophistication of threats
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 12, 2011
Deploying firewalls and keeping your servers and clients patched with the latest security updates can only go so far, making securing enterprise IT environments a challenging job even under ideal conditions. More unwanted and unmanaged third party applications are running in organizational environments. And the volume and sophistication of today’s attacks has exploded with an increasing focus on the vulnerabilities in these third-party applications. As a preemptive measure, Windows IT Pro Industry News Analyst and security columnist Jeff James and Chris Merritt, director of solution marketing for Lumension, will discuss tips and best practices for managing and securing third-party applications in an IT environment in a webcast titled, “Why Application Control is Vital for IT Security.”
James, who was previously editor in chief of Microsoft TechNet Magazine and editorial director at the LEGO Company, has more than 15 years of experience as a technology writer and journalist. Merritt leads the market positioning and strategy for Lumension’s endpoint and data protection solutions, which makes them both well-suited to discuss the ends and outs of application control within complex endpoint environments and how to enhance an organization’s security posture – without impacting productivity.
This webcast is intended for:
- IT administrators wanting to understand the important key roles application control plays in their environment
- IT Professionals willing to learn how to discover, analyze and patch or remove third-party applications
“Stand-alone anti-virus no longer provides an effective defense against current enterprise environments, making additional layers of security necessary to address the rising volume and sophistication of threats,” said Merritt. “Not only is the volume and sophistication of malware increasing, but so is the number of applications downloaded and installed by employees – making continued education on the topic of application control even more important.”
The webcast will take place on July 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Register for the "Why Application Control is Vital for IT Security” webcast.
About Lumension Security, Inc.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, Antivirus and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Virginia, Texas, Utah, Florida, Ireland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ More information can be found at lumension.com.
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