Patch management and compliance leader joins ESET Technology Alliance

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Illustration showing how Flexera Corporate Software Inspector works

Often overlooked as part of a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy, patch management helps secure and monitor networks, allowing companies to verify licenses and software updates and reduce risk to the network via outdated or compromised software.

Today ESET welcomes Flexera Software as the newest member of the ESET Technology Alliance.

Flexera’s patch management suite, Corporate Software Inspector (CSI), will help ESET customers cover a wider range of potential security threats. In particular, CSI addresses the serious risks that come with the intensive adoption of multiple software and application types, and their need for regular updates. As a result of this newly established relationship, ESET customers now have the option to add CSI as part of their security strategy via their existing ESET reseller.

According to Flexera Software Vulnerability Review 2016, the number of software vulnerabilities detected in 2015 increased by 39 percent over the course of the five-year trend and by 2 percent from 2014.

Flexera’s CSI empowers IT operations teams to continuously identify vulnerable applications and apply security patches — before vulnerabilities can be exploited. The solution leverages verified vulnerability intelligence and assesses over 20,000 applications, delivering tested patch packages for non-Microsoft applications, accelerating identification of vulnerabilities, driving their prioritization and reducing time to patch. CSI also integrates seamlessly with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) for patch deployment.

Launched in 2013, the ESET Technology Alliance is an integration partnership that aims to better protect businesses by offering a range of complementary IT security solutions. All members of the ESET Technology Alliance are carefully vetted against a set of established criteria to extend “best-in-class” business protection across IT environments.

For more details, please visit https://www.eset.com/us/business/endpoint-security/patch-management/.

About Flexera Software

Flexera Software helps application producers and enterprises increase application usage and the value they derive from their software. Our next-generation software licensing, compliance, security and installation solutions are essential to ensure continuous licensing compliance, optimized software investments and to future-proof businesses against the risks and costs of constantly changing technology. Over 80,000 customers turn to Flexera Software as a trusted and neutral source for the knowledge and expertise we have gained as the marketplace leader for over 25 years and for the automation and intelligence designed into our products.

About ESET

Since 1987, ESET® has been developing award-winning security software that now helps over 100 million users to Enjoy Safer Technology. Its broad security product portfolio covers all popular platforms and provides businesses and consumers around the world with the perfect balance of performance and proactive protection. The company has a global sales network covering 180 countries, and regional offices in Bratislava, San Diego, Singapore and Buenos Aires. For more information, visit www.eset.com or follow us on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.

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