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Retina Insight Pivot Grids, Custom Report Sharing on BeyondTrust Forums

Posted May 29, 2012    Morey Haber

Around this time last year I wrote a blog on the Pivot Grids within Retina Insight and how they allow a user to custom build historical reports based on almost every piece of data collected by Retina Insight. Recently I spoke with an analyst on this same topic and he was very pleased to see that we have true ad-hoc reporting (vulnerabilities, asset data, and even attacks and malware) built directly into the solution. He also commented that while a few other vendors claim to have “ad-hoc reporting”, they are restricted by templates and conditions of custom report editors. Retina Insight does not have those types of limitations. When we say custom, we mean it. Our users can (truly) customize reports based on any data that is collected from our vulnerability management and endpoint protection solutions and then filter those results, publish them as automatic subscriptions, and even export the templates to be shared with other users and installations.

If you are a Community user of Retina, this is a prime example of the benefits achieved from the licensed solution. And, to take it one step further, we have now created a new Forums page for users to share their Pivot Grid templates so then others can benefit from their handy work. Visit the Forums to Learn More.

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This new location has new sample templates that can be downloaded and loaded into your Retina Insight, Pivot Grid installation. Our Professional Services and development teams will be contributing to these on a regular basis and will help you build the unique reports based on your business requirements. I would like to personally encourage you to share your templates with the Retina Community and start getting involved by uploading them to this forum as well.

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The strength of the solution comes from its flexibility, performance, and ultimately reporting. Learning and sharing with other users will help make your installation of Retina excel in meeting your technical and business requirements.

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Are Your Data Security Efforts Focused in the Right Area?

Posted January 28, 2015    Scott Lang

Vormetric Data Security recently released an insider threat report, with research conducted by HarrisPoll and analyzed by Ovum. Based on the survey responses, it is apparent that there is still a great deal of insecurity over data. However, the results also show that there may be misplaced investments to address those insecurities. I will explain…

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GHOST Vulnerability…Scary Indeed

Posted January 28, 2015    BeyondTrust Research Team

A vulnerability discovered by Qualys security researchers has surfaced within the GNU C Library that affects virtually all Linux operating systems. The vulnerability lies within the various gethostbyname*() functions and, as such, has been dubbed “GHOST.” GHOST is particularly nasty considering remote, arbitrary code execution can be achieved. In an effort to avoid taxing DNS lookups, glibc developers introduced…

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Your New Years Resolution: Controlling Privileged Users

Posted January 27, 2015    Dave Shackleford

Is 2015 the year you get a better handle on security? The news last year was grim – so much so, in fact, that many in the information security community despaired a bit. Really, the end-of-the-year infosec cocktail parties were a bit glum. OK, let’s be honest, infosec cocktail parties are usually not that wild…

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