Asset Panda has announced the release of four new modules, adding service management and end-to-end asset management functionality to its core, lightweight ITAM offering.The new features continue to add value to a solid core ITAM product.
Asset Panda’s a fast-growing company that delivers a lightweight, low-cost ITAM solution that seems to do well in the small and mid-sized business market. The new releases are value-add modules to Asset Panda’s core ITAM functionality.
Inventory management, purchase orders, and vendor management modules offer a centralized, integrated solution for bids, billing, approvals, and payment. A request ticket module provides a hook into service catalog and service management processes.
Where procurement processes hinder the speed required for IT procurement, IT tends to build its own procurement function outside of the main business procurement office. If this is you, there’s a lot of value to a toolset that can support procurement without custom, possibly complex integrations. Tracking vendor shipments and payments can also help manage vendor performance. With the new addition of inventory management, multi-site distribution may become easier to manage.
This is likely a best-fit for use cases where you don’t need to extensively customize procurement workflows (e.g. where you have to conform to custom processes developed by the procurement department).
Customers looking for a point solution to improve IT procurement processes have another reason to look to Asset Panda for a solution; existing customers can likely find value in new functionality. The new modules are likely a best fit for a use case where you don’t need to extensively customize the processes in the tool.
Qualys VMDR and Ivanti have announced a new partnership dedicated to improving the detection and patching of vulnerabilities. Announced July 30, the Qualys and Ivanti Partnership have already gone live as an integrated component of the VMDR solution.
RiskSense announced on July 13 its new version of the cloud-delivered RiskSense risk management platform. The main draw of the program is its holistic risk calculation across CVEs and CWEs.
Cyberthreats are omnipresent for any enterprise. Monitoring ingress and egress points while still conducting business is a balance security professionals attempt to strike. Couple this with the continued security issues around remote work during the pandemic, and security teams have their hands full.
On May 26, Kenna Security released its new Prioritization to Prediction Benchmark Survey. This free tool provides organizations with the ability to compare their vulnerability management programs to industry averages Kenna Security has compiled over the years.
COVID-19 has changed a great deal about how businesses operate. From a security perspective, however, COVID-19 caught many businesses off guard. The shift from working in the office to working from home has made it difficult for security measures to keep pace. Specifically, how are businesses meant to maintain the same secure networks when their employees are no longer working in the office? Outside of the security of the IT departments, IT and security have a tough time ensuring that patching and vulnerability management remain at the forefront of a business’s priorities.
Kenna Security deployed their new data driven vulnerability management program, Kenna.VM and accessory program, Kenna.VI. Released on April 28th, Kenna.VM was created with the purpose to set service-level agreements (SLAs) with risk tolerance in mind.
We often hear that businesses are continually cyber insecure or under attack. However, recent penetration testing from Rapid7 shows that businesses are getting better at securing their networks against cyberattacks. While organizations continue to have exploitable weaknesses, attackers are having greater difficulty penetrating deeper into businesses’ networks.
Four zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered in IBM’s Data Risk Manager. While the vulnerabilities are concerning, more so is IBM’s response when addressed. The company simply stated, “It’s out of scope.” – meaning it had no intention to rectify or address the issue.
The Internet of Things is increasingly embedded with our daily lives. While these devices make life more accessible, for every new device, a new attack vector for cyberattackers is created.