The latest news and events from Flexera24 September, 2020
New University term could be disrupted by cyber threats
There has been a recent spike in ransomware and phishing attacks on educational institutions, according to the NCSC. Schools, Colleges and Universities are already facing problems with Covid-19 for the new term, but cyber-attacks could de-rail any preparations. Flexera Software Vulnerability Manager helps your customers create effective software vulnerability and security patch management processes that slash security risks.
InstallShield 2020 R2 is available now
Revenera, a Flexera company, has released the latest update for their leading installer solution – InstallShield 2020 R2. It is available for download from their Product and License Center, at no additional cost under the terms of active InstallShield maintenance plans. New features include MSIX Bundles and Services in MSIX, including bug fixes and enhancements on the previous update.
Flexera are offering users the chance to upgrade to InstallShield 2020 for upgrade pricing
If your customers have InstallShield 2016 or older, reengage them with this special offer. Instead of buying new licences, Flexera are offering those customers InstallShield 2020 for upgrade pricing only! InstallShield 2020 has an array of new features and benefits that those using older versions don’t have access to. To find out more about these features or enquire about the offer, get in touch with our Flexera Specialist, Chloe Dodd.
Flexera releases the latest version of AdminStudio
Flexera has released the latest version of its market-leading solution for comprehensive application readiness – AdminStudio 2020.
Not only does it facilitate every aspect of application readiness, it can automate and take actions in bulk; thanks to new, built-in package automation capabilities.
Introducing Revenera – a Flexera Company
Flexera has recently introduced a rebrand for its division serving software and IoT companies: Revenera. The products that Revenera offers are targeted at publishers, editors and creators of software and include InstallShield and InstallAnywhere.
Flexera Vulnerability Review 2020: What have the bad guys been up to lately?
Cyber and phishing attacks have seen an increase of 37% from February 2020 to March 2020 alone (source: Infosecurity Magazine). While businesses were focusing on giving their employees access to their systems from home, the cybersecurity of the company was a second thought.
Flexera’s Vulnerability Review presents global data on vulnerabilities, exploits, availability of patches and maps the security threats to IT infrastructures.
Discover the Benefits of the Vendor Patch Module in Flexera’s Software Vulnerability Manager
Flexera SVM does a great job at exposing and prioritising remediation efforts for exploits, attacks and other vulnerabilities. With the Vendor Patch Module, businesses can take advantage of the insights Flexera SVM provides and deal with them quickly, using the most comprehensive patch coverage on the market.
In this video, our Cloud and Infrastructure Specialist, David Stewart provides a preview of the Vendor Patch Module, how to use the interface and a demo of the main functions and features.
Flexera Releases the Latest Version of InstallShield
Flexera’s InstallShield is the industry standard for developers creating installers for Windows desktops, servers, virtual and cloud platforms.
InstallShield 2020 allows users to adapt to industry changes quickly, get to market faster and deliver an engaging customer experience.
Leveraging AdminStudio While Working Remotely
“Some work from home regularly, and for some this is a new situation with new challenges. If you package applications, you may be used to having everything right in front of you. However, there are many ways you can leverage AdminStudio and so this is a primer on how you may take advantage of AdminStudio’s support for packaging from home.”
– Bob Kelly, Director of Project Management at Flexera
Windows 7 Reaches End of Life – Migrate to Windows 10 with Flexera
From 14th January 2020, Microsoft stopped releasing updates and patches for Windows 7, meaning while users can still use it, it will be more vulnerable in the future.
Admin Studio allows businesses to plan, package and deliver all physical, virtual and mobile applications, helping to ensure faster service delivery with continuous and predictable deployment.
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