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Microsoft Patches 150 Flaws Including Two Zero-Days

APR 10, 2024

Stemming from an absolute path traversal flaw, as categorized by the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE-36), these vulnerabilities expose a pathway for attackers to access and manipulate directories and files located beyond the web root folder,” explained Action1 president, Mike Walters.

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Microsoft March Patch: 2 'Critical' Hyper-V Security Holes Fixed

MAR 12, 2024

While the flaw would take some complexity to exploit, the damage could be fatal, according to Mike Walters, president and co-founder of security firm Action1.

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Building an Internal Talent Marketplace

MAR 12, 2024

Mike Walters, President and co-founder of Action1, says these marketplaces can make it easier for talent to move within the organization, leading to better utilization of skills, increased job satisfaction, and enhanced career development.

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Critical ConnectWise RMM Bug Poised for Exploitation Avalanche

FEB 21, 2024

While exploitation attempts are low-volume at the moment, Mike Walters, president and co-founder of Action1, said in emailed commentary that businesses should expect “significant security implications” from the ConnectWise bugs.

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Action1 Extends Automated Patching Capability to Groups of Endpoints

FEB 12, 2024

Action1 has updated its namesake patch management platform to make it possible to dynamically group endpoints in addition to providing an audit trail capability.

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Here’s how we can make water utilities more secure

FEB 12, 2024

Learn how to make water utilities more secure in a column by Mike Walters of Action1.

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IT Budgets 2024: Reevaluating Tech Stacks

JAN 31, 2024

Mike Walters, president and co-founder of Action1, recommends looking for opportunities to consolidate similar applications serving similar purposes.

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Your Chrome browser won't be safe unless you check a simple setting today

JAN 18, 2024

Explaining more about why this threat should be taken seriously, Mike Walters, President and co-founder of Action1, said: “Google is releasing urgent patches for the first 0-day of the 2024 in Chrome. Hackers can exploit out-of-bounds memory access vulnerabilities by creating a malicious website or a malicious advertisement.”

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Apache ActiveMQ Vulnerability: The Threat That Cannot Be Ignored

DEC 20, 2023

Learn how to mitigate the threat from ActiveMQ , a vulnerability which has not received in the media the level of recognition it truly deserves.

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Adapting to the Post-SolarWinds Era: Supply Chain Security in 2024

DEC 18, 2023

Discover what needs to be done prevent such a drastic security breach like the SolarWinds attack from happening again in the article by Mike Walters, President and co-founder of Action1.

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New SEC cybersecurity incident disclosure requirements go into force in coming days

DEC 14, 2023

Cybersecurity professionals have mostly welcomed the new requirements. Mike Walters, president and co-founder of risk-based patch management company Action1 Corp., told SiliconANGLE that the benefits of these new rules lie in the increasing prominence of cybersecurity.

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Dozens of Bugs Patched in Apple TVs and Watches, Macs, iPads, iPhones

DEC 12, 2023

“Given the researcher’s previous work,” Walters says of the Google TAG analyst responsible for their discovery, “it suggests that they are related to spyware or an APT. However, as usual, the vendor won’t disclose this information.”

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New Critical Google Chrome Security Warning As 0-Day Exploit Confirmed

NOV 29, 2023

“The bug was reported last Friday by researchers at Google TAG, who have recently specialized in vulnerabilities related to spyware and Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) activity, Mike Walters, president and co-founder of risk-based patch management vendor Action1, says.

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To Improve Cyber Defenses, Practice for Disaster

NOV 4, 2023

“The objective is to identify vulnerabilities and assess the organization’s incident response capabilities,” explains Mike Walters, president and co-founder of Action1. “This approach provides valuable insights into an organization’s readiness to combat cyber threats.”

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New infosec products of the week: November 3, 2023

NOV 3, 2023

Action1’s expanded coverage for vulnerability detection now includes both third-party and OS CVEs in one single view, eliminating siloes and gaps in remediation workflows.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023: Reflecting on 20 years of Patch Tuesday

OCT 24, 2023

Discover how Patch Tuesady has evolved over the past 20 years in the article by Mike Walters, President and co-founder of Action1.

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Hacktivism in the war between Hamas and Israel, with a possibility of escalation. Healthcare cybersecurity. Looting FTX. CISA releases resources to counter ransomware.

OCT 13, 2023

Join Mike Walters, co-founder of the cybersecurity firm Action1, and Dave Bittner, co-founder of CyberWire, in their conversation about the 20th anniversary of Patch Tuesday.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday Haunted by Zero-Days, Wormable Bug

OCT 10, 2023

“To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must first gain access to the system,” explained Mike Walters, president and co-founder of Action1, in October Patch Tuesday commentary.

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Navigating 20 years of cybersecurity: The evolution of patch management

SEP 24, 2023

Discover how patch management has evolved over the past 20 years in the article by Mike Walters, President and co-founder of Action1.

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CISA Aims For More Robust Open Source Software Security for Government and Critical Infrastructure

SEP 18, 2023

“While government agencies have made progress in addressing open source security, it is evident that further action is needed to enhance the protection of critical infrastructure and corporate assets,” said Mike Walters, vice president of vulnerability and threat research and co-founder of patch management software company Action1.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday Includes Word, Streaming Service Zero-Days

SEP 13, 2023

Action1 vice president of vulnerability and threat research Mike Walters noted in a blog post that while CVE-2023-38148 seems particularly threatening due to its low attack complexity and since it requires no privileges or user interaction, it can only target systems in the same network segment as the attacker.

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Google Fixes 26 Bugs Amid Fake Update Warning

AUG 17, 2023

Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research and co-founder of Action1, highlighted CVE-2023-2312 as one of the most critical vulnerabilities.

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Action1 platform update bridges the gap between vulnerability discovery and remediation

AUG 14, 2023

The updated Action1 patch management platform brings together vulnerability discovery and remediation, helping enterprises fortify their defenses against threats such as ransomware infections and security breaches.

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Urgent New Windows Security Update: 6 Critical Vulnerabilities Patched

AUG 9, 2023

“It’s important to note that all versions of Microsoft Office since 2013 are affected by this vulnerability,” Walters said. Microsoft points out that a fix for users of Office 2019 and Office LTSC 2021 for Mac, “are not immediately available.”

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Sysadmins are being left out of AI implementation

JUL 28, 2023

According to a study by patch management platform vendor Action1, 82 percent of sysadmins said their employers did not require AI implementation in their roles, while 73 percent lacked understanding of strategic AI implementation in their area of expertise.

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CISA gives US civilian agencies until August 1 to resolve four Microsoft vulnerabilities

JUL 13, 2023

Mike Walters, co-founder of cybersecurity firm Action1, said CVE-2023-32046 on its own was concerning because of how it will be used by hackers.

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Microsoft Scorches 132 Flaws in July's Security Patch

JUL 11, 2023

Despite the flaw only being rated “important” by Microsoft, this patch should have IT’s full attention, according to Mike Walters, VP of Vulnerability and Threat Research at security firm Action1.

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Action1 raises $20M to implement zero-knowledge architecture into its platform

JUN 15, 2023

Risk-based patch management startup Action1 Corp. has today announced that it has raised $20 million in new funding for research and development, focusing specifically on implementing zero-knowledge architecture into its platform.

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, June 2023 Edition

JUN 13, 2023

Security firm Action1 says all three bugs (CVE-2023-32015, CVE-2023-32014, and CVE-2023-29363) can be exploited over the network without requiring any privileges or user interaction, and affected systems include all versions of Windows Server 2008 and later, as well as Windows 10 and later.

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New Emergency Google Chrome Security Update—0Day Exploit Confirmed

JUN 8, 2023

CVE-2023-3079 is the third zero-day of 2023 for Google Chrome. It poses a significant risk, according to Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at risk-based patch management specialists Action1.

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Secure Boot vulnerability causes Patch Tuesday headache for admins

MAY 10, 2023

“In an email attack scenario, an attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending a specially crafted email message to the victim,” said Action1 co-founder and vice-president of vulnerability and threat research Mike Walters.

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Microsoft Patches Three Zero-Day Bugs This Month

MAY 10, 2023

“It has a local attack vector, meaning the attacker needs access to the targeted system. The attack complexity is low, requiring minimal privileges and no user interaction,” explained Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at Action1.

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Patch manager Action1 to add vulnerability discovery, prioritization

MAY 4, 2023

Cloud-native, patch-management application provider Action1 is set to add vulnerability discovery and prioritization capabilities to its namesake flagship platform to help businesses stay ahead of software exploits.

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Windows CLFS Vulnerability Used for Ransomware Attacks

APRIL 12, 2023

Action1 VP of vulnerability and threat research Mike Walters highlighted two additional RCE flaws from the current updates. The first, CVE-2023-28311, is a remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Word with a CVE score of 7.8.

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LastPass Breach Reveals Important Lessons

APRIL 12, 2023

Read the article by Mike Walters, President and Co-founder of Action1, to learn from LastPass mistakes and improve your cybersecurity strategy.

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Microsoft Fixes Zero-Day Bug This Patch Tuesday

APRIL 12, 2023

No proof of concept has been discovered for the exploit as yet, so Microsoft customers should patch immediately, advised Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at Action1.

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Check your Chrome browser now! Google releases vital update all users need to download

MARCH 23, 2023

Mike Walters, VP of Vulnerability and Threat Research at Action1 noted that all of the vulnerabilities that were patched today were of “high severity”

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday, March 2023 Edition

MARCH 15, 2023

Patch management vendor Action1 notes that the exploit for this bug is low in complexity and requires no special privileges. But it does require some user interaction, and can’t be used to gain access to private information or privileges.

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Why You Should Stop Using LastPass After New Hack Method Update

MARCH 3, 2023

“These incidents demonstrate the critical importance of privileged access management, as the attackers specifically targeted employees (in this case, DevOps personnel) with privileged access to sensitive systems and data,” Mike Walters, vice president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, said.

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CISA Warns Against Malicious Use of Legitimate RMM Software

JANUARY 26, 2023

“The tricky part is that malicious activity of this type is not always obvious to a vendor,” commented Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at Action1.”

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GoTo breach compromised encrypted backups

JANUARY 25, 2023

The GoTo breach signifies the risks of maintaining encryption keys within the same or interconnected environment as backups, according to Action1’s Mike Walters.

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Microsoft Kicks off 2023 with a 98 Flaw Security Patch

JANUARY 11, 2023

Microsoft has already seen this hole [CVE-2023-21674] being exploited in the wild. However, the nature of the flaw has yet to be publicly disclosed. Despite that, IT should still make it a top priority, as exploiting it should be relatively simple, according to Mike Walters, Co-founder of Action1.

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LastPass hacker got customer information and their encrypted vault data

DECEMBER 24, 2022

“Users should beware of sophisticated phishing attacks aimed at stealing their master password,” said Mike Walters, vice-president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, a provider of patch management solutions.

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Action1 platform upgrades enable organizations to mitigate security and non-compliance risks

DECEMBER 19, 2022

Action1 released the new version of its solution, helping organizations intelligently automate patching and remediation of security vulnerabilities across their endpoints and monitor patching results in real-time.

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Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Magniber Ransomware Hackers Used

DECEMBER 14, 2022

Mike Walters, vice president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, says the high-impact bug could have repercussions for Windows operating systems, starting with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, PowerShell 7.2 and 7.3.

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Microsoft Squashes Zero-Day, Actively Exploited Bugs in Dec. Update

DECEMBER 13, 2022

Mike Walters, vice president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1 Corp., also pointed to a Windows Print Spooler elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2022-44678), as another issue to watch.

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CISA adds Google zero-day to exploited vulnerabilities list

DECEMBER 6, 2022

Mike Walters, vice president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, added that the vulnerability affects all versions of the browser on all platforms.

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Action1 launches threat actor filtering to block remote management platform abuse

DECEMBER 6, 2022

The cloud-native patch management, remote access, and remote monitoring and management (RMM) firm stated its platform has been upgraded to spot abnormal user behavior and automatically block threat actors to prevent attackers exploiting its tool to carry out malicious activity.
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Action1 Review Free Cloud-Native Patch Management for Windows

DECEMBER 5, 2022

It is easy to get started with Action1. In as little as 5 minutes, you can have your first endpoints deployed with data already pulled into a dashboard.

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Security Expert Warns ‘Update Google Chrome Now’ As CISA 0Day Deadline Revealed

DECEMBER 6, 2022

“It is very likely that this vulnerability allows remote code execution,” Mike Walters, vice-president of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, says.

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LastPass Suffers Second Major Data Breach in Four Months

DECEMBER 2, 2022

“Since the company claims that the current hack is based on data compromised in the previous hack, this raises the question: Why did they not learn from the earlier hack and correct the root cause?” Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at Action1, told Spiceworks.

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ProxyNotShell Finally Gets Patched by Microsoft

NOVEMBER 10, 2022

“It took Microsoft more than two months to provide the patch, even though the company admitted that ProxyNotShell actively exploited the vulnerabilities in targeted attacks against at least 10 large organizations,” Mike Walters of Action1 said.

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Google Pays Chrome Hackers $45,000, Releases High-Severity Security Update

NOVEMBER 9, 2022

All of the vulnerabilities, Mike Walters, VP of Vulnerability and Threat Research at Action1 explains, “can be exploited only if a user visits a website with malicious payloads, such as by clicking on a link in a phishing email or through careless browsing.”

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Cloud-based patch management with Action1

NOVEMBER 9, 2022

In my opinion, the value and capabilities offered by Action1 keep improving with each new quarterly release. The platform’s comprehensive feature set provides IT admins with all capabilities they need to maintain visibility and control over endpoint patching.

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Microsoft Quashes Bevy of Actively Exploited Zero-Days for November Patch Tuesday

NOVEMBER 8, 2022

Mike Walters of Action1 tells Dark Reading that the zero-day exploit specifically affects the JScript9 scripting language, which is Microsoft’s legacy JavaScript dialect, used by the Internet Explorer browser.

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Microsoft still searching for zero-day fixes following Patch Tuesday

OCTOBER 12, 2022

“CVE-2022-37968, [a] connect elevation of privilege vulnerability, has a rare CVSS score of 10, said Mike Walters, VP of vulnerability and threat research at Action1.

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Microsoft patches Windows flaw exploited in the wild (CVE-2022-41033)

OCTOBER 11, 2022

“The Windows COM+ Event System Service is launched by default with the operating system and is responsible for providing notifications about logons and logoffs,” says Mike Walters.

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Microsoft Fixes Actively Exploited Zero-Day, 63 Other Bugs

SPETEMBER 14, 2022

Mike Walters tells Information Security Media Group that the vulnerability affects IKEv1 and IKEv2. All Windows servers are affected, because they accept packets from both versions.

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Microsoft Releases Updates to Fix 62 Software Vulnerabilities

SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

As Mike Walters, cybersecurity executive and co-founder of Action1, told us, this is the smallest number of vulnerabilities being resolved as part of the monthly Patch Tuesday cycle this year.

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Microsoft patches 64 vulnerabilities on September Patch Tuesday

SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, warned security teams to pay attention to CVE-2022-34724, a denial of service vulnerability in Windows DNS Server, which he said was likely to be exploited.

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Microsoft Fixes Two Zero-Days This Patch Tuesday

SPETEMBER 14, 2022

“An unauthenticated attacker could send a specially crafted IP packet to a target machine that is running Windows and has IPSec enabled, which could enable remote code execution,” warned Action1 co-founder, Mike Walters.

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Microsoft September Patch Bundle Addresses 64 Vulnerabilities

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

CVE-2022-37969’s low complexity makes it a concern, according to Mike Walters, the cybersecurity executive and cofounder of Action1.

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Microsoft Quashes Actively Exploited Zero-Day, Wormable Critical Bugs

SEPTEMBER 13, 2022

“Since the vulnerability has low complexity and requires no user interaction, an exploit will likely soon be in the arsenal of both white hats and black hats,” Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, wrote in an analysis provided to Dark Reading.

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August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes Two Zero-Day and 17 Critical Vulnerabilities

AUGUST 10, 2022

Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, told Spiceworks, “This is the latest in a set of NFS vulnerabilities that Microsoft has been fixing monthly. It began in May when NFSv2 was fixed.”

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Surge in CVEs as Microsoft Fixes Exploited Zero Day Bugs

AUGUST 10, 2022

“These vulnerabilities enable a network attack that does not require any action from the user,” explained Action1 co-founder, Mike Walters.

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Infosec products of the month: July 2022

AUGUST 1, 2022

Action1 was recognized among the most interesting products of the month.

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New 0Day Hack Attack Alert Issued For All Windows Users

JULY 15, 2022

“Windows CSRSS Elevation of Privilege, tracked as CVE-2022-22047, is critical because it is actively exploited in the wild,” says Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1.

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July Patch Tuesday brings more than 80 fixes, one zero-day

JULY 12, 2022

Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, added: “Vulnerabilities of this type are great for taking control over a workstation or server when they are paired with phishing attacks that use Office documents with macros.”

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Managed services industry remains investor magnet

JULY 11, 2022

Action1 Corp., a risk-based patch management software company in Houston, added features to its solution offering.

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New infosec products of the week: July 8, 2022

JULY 8, 2022

Action1 released a new version of the platform, empowering MSPs and IT departments to mitigate and remediate security vulnerabilities on their managed endpoints more efficiently.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MssP) Market News: 07 July 2022

JULY 7, 2022

News about the Action1 service update in the daily news roundup.

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Action1 Updates Target Automation, Patch Management

JULY 7, 2022

‘The benefit of having a platform with a strong vulnerability management system is important for clients, and that is a focus of Action1,’ says Action1 President Mike Walters.

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Why Browser Vulnerabilities Are a Serious Threat — and How to Minimize Your Risk

JULY 5, 2022

Why is it important to automate patching not only for OS, but also for 3rd-party software such as web browsers? Read on to find out in a column by Mike Walters, President and Co-Founder of Action1.

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One in four SMBs would leave their MSP over quality issues: Report

JULY 5, 2022

Paul Barker’s article covers the Action1 2022 SMB IT Security Needs Report in great detail.

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9 Best Microsoft WSUS Alternative Patch Management Tools for SMB

JULY 5, 2022

Action1 was listed among the top 9 WSUS alternative patch management tools by GeekFlare.

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Critical New Security Update For Millions Of Windows 10, 11 & Server Users

JUNE 18, 2022

According to Mike Walters, cybersecurity executive and co-founder of Action1, it is believed “an exploit for this vulnerability has been developed, although this information has not been confirmed.”

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Vulnerability management mistakes CISOs still make

JUNE 14, 2022

Mary K. Pratt refers to the Action1 2022 Endpoint Management and Security Trends Report in her article for CSO Online.

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ICYMI: Our Channel News Roundup for the Week of June 6th

JUNE 10, 2022

Action1 will provide free automated scripting to mitigate a newly-discovered Windows zero-day exploit nicknamed Follina. Free for your first 100 endpoints.

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Winners of The IT Europa Channel Awards 2022 revealed

MAY 20, 2022

Action1 became the highly commend for Best Remote Management Solution and for MssP Solution of the Year at the IT Europa Channel Awards.

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Meet the 2022 ChannelPro Vendors on the Vanguard

MAY 18, 2022

Action1 was recognized among the 2022 ChannelPro’s selection of cool new names to know in cloud computing, IT management, and security.

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Three Tips To Mitigate Security Risks Of Hybrid Work As Data Breaches Hit Record Numbers

MAY 11, 2022

Mike Walters, President and Co-founder of Action, shared his advice on how to improve endpoint security in a hybrid work environment.

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IT Europa Channel Awards finalists announced

APRIL 14, 2022

Action1 was shortlisted for the 2022 IT Europa Channel Awards in three categories.

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Council Post: 14 Tips For Developing An Effective System For Managing Remote Tech Equipment

APRIL 5, 2022

Mike Walters, President and Co-foundeer of Action1, shared his advice on how to effectively manage remote tech equipment and improve security.

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3 Cybersecurity Trends MSPs Can Turn Into Business Opportunities

APRIL 4, 2022

Read on the article by Branden Boag, Director of Sales & Alliances at Action1, to learn some practical strategies for leveraging cybersecurity trends to better serve MSPs’ customers.

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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 14 March 2022

MARCH 14, 2022

Action1, a developer of risk-based patch management software, grew 314 percent in 2021 vs. 2020.

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Four Practical Steps To Eliminate Shadow IT Permanently

FEBRUARY 25, 2022

Read on a new post by Mike Walters on Forbes Technology Council and learn top tips on how to combat Shadow IT, improve security and become more competitive.

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Devastating breaches apparently still not enough for organizations to prioritize endpoint security

FEBRUARY 25, 2022

Action1 released a report based on feedback from 491 IT professionals worldwide. The study explores the extent to which organizations plan to prioritize endpoint security and management practices.
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Action1 review: Remote Monitoring and Management

JANUARY 28, 2022

Action1 has proved to be a very effective tool in the RMM space, and it does what it promises simply and efficiently.

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News from the week beginning 17th January 2022

JANUARY 24, 2022

Action1 announced that its modern solution is available to organizations and MSPs for up to 100 endpoints for free forever.

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ICYMI: Our Channel News Roundup for the Week of January 17th

JANUARY 24, 2022

Action1 now offers it’s RMM cloud tool free (link is external) for organizations and MSPs with up to 100 endpoints. Free as in forever, not a trial.
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5 Channel Partner and MSP News Updates: 20 January 2022

JANUARY 20, 2022

MSPs can run Action1’s software for free for up to 100 endpoints for forever.

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Action1: Managing and monitoring IT for hybrid workforces

JANUARY 11, 2022

The latest Action1 December service release adds excellent new features to the platform.

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Action1 partners with Brigantia to deliver its RMM platform in the UK and Ireland

JANUARY 11, 2022

The new partnership will enable managed service providers to efficiently manage and secure hybrid workforce environments by ensuring prompt patching of vulnerabilities.
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Action1 empowers MSPs

JANUARY 6, 2022

Watch the talk between MIke Walters, co-founder of Action1, and Julian Lee, publisher of eChannelNews, about the rmm industry and the recent Action1 release.

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Patching in the Modern Organization: Why a Key Security Control Is Still Overlooked

JANUARY 3, 2022

Read on the article by Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, about the challenges that prevent organizations from establishing a robust patch management program.

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Infosec products of the month: December 2021

JANUARY 3, 2022

Action1 was featured in the list of the most interesting cybersecurity products.
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Five cybersecurity lessons learned in 2021

DECEMBER 17, 2021

Read on the article from Alex Vovk, CEO & Co-founder of Action1, on how organizations can become more resilient by learning from the challenges of 2021.

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Review of Action1

DECEMBER 13, 2021

Whenever I write a review for the site, I like to conclude the review by giving the product a star rating ranging from 0 to 5 stars, with a five-star rating being the highest possible score. All things considered, I decided to give Action1 a score of 4.6 stars, which is a gold star review.

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ICYMI: Our Channel News Roundup for the Week of December 6th

DECEMBER 10, 2021

Action1 released a new version of its cloud RMM platform, giving MSPs and IT departments visibility and control over corporate endpoints with real-time visibility into vulnerabilities and IT assets.
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New infosec products of the week: December 10, 2021

DECEMBER 10, 2021

Selection of the most interesting products from the week, featuring releases from Action1 and other vendors.

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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 09 December 2021

DECEMBER 9, 2021

Action1 has upgraded its cloud-based RMM platform for MSPs and IT departments.

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Report: Remote Work Makes Patch Management Much Harder

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

Patching remote endpoints takes 2.5 times longer, and resolving IT support requests takes twice as long for remote employees, survey finds.

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Patching takes 2.5 times longer when endpoints are remote

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

The Action1 study explores how organizations patch and manage their remote and office-based endpoints and provide employees with remote IT support.

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WFH security: How to protect your remote endpoints from vulnerabilities

NOVEMBER 29, 2021

Many organizations lack an effective patch management program, especially when it comes to patching remote systems, says Action1.

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Action1: Remote monitoring and management in a single platform

OCTOBER 28, 2021

Read on the Action1 review by Brandon Lee, a blogger and senior network engineer with 15+ years of experience in IT.

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How to Address the Top 5 Cybersecurity Challenges in Hybrid Work

SEPTEMBER 30, 2021

As most organizations plan to combine in-office and remote work in 2022, managing remote endpoints becomes one of the top challenges for IT teams. Read the article by Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, to learn more.
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5 Channel Partner Program And MSP News Updates: 30 July 2021

JULY 30, 2021

Remote monitoring and management (RMM) software provider Action1 says Q2 revenue increased more than 1,800 percent amid growth across North America and Europe.

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Understanding and Mitigating Insider Threats in Today's Remote-Work World

JULY 23, 2021

In his article, Mike Walters, co-founder of Action1, claims that the insider threat menace has grown during the pandemic.
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Product Showcase: Action1

JULY 21, 2021

The article describes Action1 in great detail. Read on to learn how to overcome the limitations of traditional approaches to remote IT management with a comprehensive cloud-native Action1 platform.

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Meet Action1 — Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring And Management Software

JULY 15, 2021

Read on the interview with Alex Vovk, CEO and Co-founder of Action1 Corporation.

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5 Free Open Source Patch Management Tools Your Enterprise Needs

JUNE 3, 2021

Action1 was mentioned in the selection of free enterprise patch management tools. The author appreciated Action1’s capability to quickly scan workstations across the organization’s IT environment and define their vulnerabilities.

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Updated Action1 Further Enhances Remote Workforce Security and Business Continuity

JUNE 2, 2021

The updated Action1 enables IT teams to minimize the risk of cyberattacks exploiting unauthorized applications or unpatched vulnerabilities on remote endpoints.

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Action1: Provider of a Cloud-Based RMM Platform that Enables Organizations to Manage Their Remote Endpoints Securely

MAY 27, 2021

An interview with Action1 co-founders Alex Vovk and Mike Walters.

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Updated Action1 Enhances Remote Workforce Security and Business Continuity

MAY 27, 2021

The updated Action1 enables IT teams to minimize the risk of cyberattacks exploiting unauthorized applications or unpatched vulnerabilities in drivers on remote endpoints.

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5 Channel Partner Program And MSP News Updates: 28 May 2021

APRIL 28, 2021

Action1‘s revenue rose 840 percent in Q1 of 2021 compared to Q1 of 2020.

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Action1: Cloud-based Remote Management and Endpoint Security Platform

APRIL 26, 2021

We had a conversation with the two founders Alex Vovk (CEO) and Mike Walters (President), the co-founders of Action1, to learn more about the company.

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Interview With Alex Vovk and Mike Walters — Action1

APRIL 17, 2021

In their interview, founders of Action1 Alex Vovk (CEO) and Mike Walters (President) share the story of creating Action1 solution and talk about the worst cyberthreats organizations face today.

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Review of Action1 Enterprise Cybersecurity Solution for IT Administrators

APRIL 16, 2021

Just before COVID-19 hit, we spotted a solution for remote monitoring and management (RMM) — which turned out to be especially valuable as we switched to remote work.

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Action1 System Allows MSPs and IT Departments to Take Control of Remote Workforces

MARCH 25, 2021

Action1 announced the release of its new RMM system. Newly added features include role-based access control (RBAC), easy-to-use workflows, and more. 

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TechRadar Pro — Action1 review

JANUARY 29, 2021

A comprehensive cloud-based endpoint manager with a stack of powerful features, any one of which could justify installing the service all on its own. If you’re responsible for a bunch of remote PCs, go check it out immediately.

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How Organizations Can Do Their Part and Be CyberSmart Beyond National Cyber Security Awareness Month

OCTOBER 28, 2020

With Action1, organizations can maintain the same standards of security patching for remote employees working from home, as for office-based employees.

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Overcoming Traditional IT Security Technology Limitations with Remote Workforce

OCTOBER 27, 2020

In his article, Branden Lee, Endpoint Security Expert at Action1, offers strategies to overcome the limitations of on-premise IT security technologies in the remote-first world by using cloud-native tools.

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Ignoring Patch Updates While Working Remote? This Could Be a Costly Mistake, Warns Action1

OCTOBER 13, 2020

IDG, in one of its cybersecurity based reports, revealed that 60% of breaches involved vulnerabilities for which a patch was available but not applied.

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Action1 Adds Remote Access Features to Cloud-based Endpoint Management

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

System administrators and IT technicians can now use the software to access computers from afar, without the need for additional agents or VPN.

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Action1 Releases Cloud-based Remote Access and Support

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

Action1 provides a cloud-based endpoint security platform that enables patch management, remote access, software deployment, IT asset inventory, reporting, and more.

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Install Windows Updates Remotely from the Cloud with Action1

MAY 20, 2020

I really like the Action1 solution.  It provides IT admins with powerful tools to manage the environment wherever the various server or client resources exist, both on-premises or elsewhere.

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Product Review: Action1: Manage Endpoints From the Cloud

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

It was really easy to get set up with the cloud dashboard and get a connector machine up and running. The features added recently, such as the software inventory, are great new capabilities in the Action1 offering.

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Action1, New Cybersecurity Startup Founded by Netwrix Veterans

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

The two co-founders of Netwrix, Alex Vovk and Mike Fimin, established Action1 with the vision of extending into the growing cloud-based cybersecurity market.

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Product Review: Action1: Advanced Endpoint Protection in Plain English

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

Action1 is a wonderful tool to gain additional insight into your most vulnerable clients. If you have not done so, I would recommend setting up the free version of Action1.

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Action1 Endpoint Security and Patch Management — Free Edition

NOVEMBER 15, 2018

One of the main advantages of Action1 is the ability to pull data from all of your endpoints in real-time, without relying on any previously collected stale data.

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