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BeyondTrust Receives 5 Star Rating from SC Magazine

Posted February 4, 2014    Sarah Lieber

Recently our UVM20 Security Management Appliance received a perfect 5-star review + “Best Buy” recognition from SC Magazine. Read the full review here.

The UVM20 includes several pre-installed and pre-configured solutions: Retina Network Security Scanner, PowerBroker for UNIX/Linux, and PowerBroker for Windows, plus our patch management, regulatory reporting and configuration compliance modules — in addition to all of BeyondInsight’s platform capabilities. All starting at $19,995 — What a steal!

An excerpt from SC Magazine follows…

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Strengths: Solid scanning and vulnerability management features with excellent reporting.
Weaknesses: None that we found.
Verdict: A solid product available as an appliance or software-only, and well worth your attention. It is our choice for Best Buy.

“The UVM20 Security Management Appliance from BeyondTrust offers a full set of vulnerability scanning and compliance tools that are well integrated into a single easy-to-use appliance that features the Retina CS Threat Management Console as the center piece of the suite. Using this console, security professionals and system administrators alike can easily find and analyze weaknesses throughout the entire enterprise infrastructure. The Threat Management Console displays – in an easy-to-read contextual format – results and analytics taken from the Retina Network Security Scanner, as well as other compliance-based tools from BeyondTrust.”

Read the entire review on SC Magazine.

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A Quick Look at MS14-068

Posted November 20, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

Microsoft recently released an out of band patch for Kerberos.  Taking a look at the Microsoft security bulletin, it seems like there is some kind of issue with Kerberos signatures related to tickets. Further information is available in the Microsoft SRD Blogpost So it looks like there is an issue with PAC signatures.  But what…

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Managing Shared Accounts for Privileged Users: 5 Best Practices for Achieving Control and Accountability

Posted November 20, 2014    Scott Lang

How do organizations ensure accountability of shared privileged accounts to meet compliance and security requirements without impacting administrator productivity? Consider these five best practices…

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Triggering MS14-066

Triggering MS14-066

Posted November 17, 2014    BeyondTrust Research Team

Microsoft addressed CVE-2014-6321 this Patch Tuesday, which has been hyped as the next Heartbleed.  This vulnerability (actually at least 2 vulnerabilities) promises remote code execution in applications that use the SChannel Security Service Provider, such as Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). The details have been scarce.  Lets fix that. Looking at the bindiff of schannel.dll, we see a…

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