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June 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Monthly Roundup

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In January 2023, CyberRes was acquired by OpenText, leading to us joining OpenText Cybersecurity. As members of our community, we want to keep you informed in what is happening in the wider OpenText Cybersecurity division. In this monthly roundup, we will bring you news and updates from other OpenText Cybersecurity areas that are relevant to our security community and products. This will also help you stay up to date on any exciting happenings at OpenText.

In our June roundup, we cover news from Webroot, Carbonite, and OpenText corporate and highlight some of our community blogs from the last month.

Log4J Aftermath: Lessons Learned and Steps Forward for the Community and Industry

The Log4J or Log4shell vulnerability was discovered in December 2021, leading to massive efforts from cybersecurity professionals throughout the end of the year and into the next to combat the vulnerabilities and produce the security patches needed. Anyone working in security at the time probably has some stories of stress and hard work to share. In his Webroot Community blog on the aftermath of the Log4J vulnerability, Tyler Moffit shares insights on what we have learned and what the industry needs to consider moving forward.

If you want to read a summary of the CyberRes impact from Lof4J, you can read our blog Summary of CyberRes impact from Log4J or Log4shell/LogJam.

You can also listen to our podcast episodes on Log4J, hosted by Stan Wisseman and Rob Aragao. Episode 26 “Log4J Vulnerabilities: All You Need to Know and How to Protect Yourself” with guest Steve Springett can be found here and Episode 27 “Cyber Insurance in the Wake of Log4J” with guest Shawn Tuma can be found here.

Save Time and Gain Greater Insight with Carbonite Information Archiving Release

Carbonite Information Archiving allows companies to archive and securely store electronic communication, while keeping you in compliance and making discovery simple. In this Carbonite blog, Lauren Beliveau goes over the new enhancements to this solution that were recently released.

Thwarting Ransomware Through Cyber Reslience

Ransomware is a rising threat for businesses, but it doesn’t have to cripple you. In her article on cyber resilience for Carbonite, Lauren Beliveau goes over the steps that all companies should take to protect themselves and proactively work against ransomware attacks.

OpenText Cybersecurity 2023 Global Managed Security Survey: Tool Consolidation is More Than a Trend, it’s a Demand

In his blog covering Opentext Cybersecurity’s recent survey of MSP customers, Geoff Bibby talks about the trends and highlights some of the main findings from the survey and how OpenText Cybersecurity addresses these needs.

To Upgrade, Or Not to Upgrade…That is the Question for Enterprise Software Users

Upgrading is no simple or easy task for enterprise software. In her OpenText blog covering enterprise software upgrades, Heidi Amaniera covers technical debt, why this is an issue with outdated software, and how to figure out what the best course of action for your company is.

Scaling Passwordless Authentication

NetIQ’s webinar this month focused on passwordless authentication and how organizations can adopt this effectively. In his blog on scaling passwordless authentication, Kent Purdy covers why companies update their authentication infrastructure and some of the considerations for going passwordless.

The Human Element: Mitigating Risks with Behavior Analytics and Unsupervised Machine Learning

With the recent release of the 2023 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, there is a lot we can learn about the current landscape of cybersecurity. Nik Earnest talks about the human element of data breaches and how machine learning and behavior analytics can protect and strengthen your security posture.

Let us know in the comments below what you think of these articles and what you would like to see in future monthly roundup posts.