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Technical Product Updates and Industry Trends

  • Secret Server 8.6 is here!

    Secret Server 8.6 is here!

    This past week, our team released Secret Server 8.6, complete with a brand new look and feel and assortment of new features. Whether you’ve already upgraded or are planning to do so, here’s an overview of the highlights to check out: UI Updates The most obvious update in version 8.6 is our UI. The look

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  • Upcoming webinar: Using authenticated scanning with QualysGuard to uncover hidden security vulnerabilities

    This year, there’s been a record number of enterprise data breaches making mainstream media headlines. It’s essential that organizations ranging from small and medium sized businesses to the enterprise secure their most sensitive data. We invite you to join our webinar next week to take a look at the security benefits of performing authenticated vulnerability

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  • SSL: Beyond the Basics Part 3: Certificates

    In our previous post, we discussed configuring TLS cipher suites to maximize security by preferring newer, more secure ciphers and removing older ones where possible. For this post, we will take a closer look at different types of certificates that are used in HTTPS. The certificate is responsible for several different things when securing a

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  • Disaster Recovery 101: Part 2

    So you’ve taken measures to protect and preserve your information – now how do you restore it in a disaster? Part 2 of our Disaster Recovery series explains how you can quickly restore a working copy of Secret Server in the case that your primary instance of Secret Server fails. Note that the following steps

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  • SSL: Beyond the Basics Part 2: Ciphers

    In our previous post, we discussed the different protocols for SSL and TLS, and how we can improve security by disabling older, less secure protocols and enabling newer, more secure ones. Today, we will talk about ciphers, which is one of the key pieces to making these protocols work. Here’s a quick refresher from last

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  • Sneak Peek! New Secret Server user interface coming in version 8.6.

    One more reason to follow our blog – you get to see product features before they are released! Our next release is coming later this month, and it includes a big change: a brand new UI that we think you’re going to love. If you’re lucky to be at Microsoft TechEd in Houston this week,

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