Tag: Endpoint security

IGEL Furthers Product Security with Meltdown and Spectre Fix

Written by: Matthias HaasPublished: January 12, 2018

IGEL has acted quickly in response to the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities with fixes released today. As background, Meltdown and Spectre affect computer processors, with Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754, critical) affecting Intel CPUs only, and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715, high) affecting processors from Intel, AMD and ARM. These vulnerabilities may allow software to read information… Read More »

Happy New Year! Meet Me at the Endpoint for a Virtual Toast!

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: January 3, 2018

The New Year dawns bright with expectation, the promise of a healthy and happy year ahead for all our partners in virtualization around the globe.  What will the year 2018 bring to us in the VDI universe? No one can predict 100 percent, but we have made some thoughtful educated guesses as to what we… Read More »

IGEL Amps up Endpoint Security with deviceTRUST

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: December 18, 2017

IGEL and contextual awareness provider deviceTRUST are the perfect match.  We both believe in giving people the most flexible, secure device options possible so they can be the most productive in their work.  And we both love to push the envelope in developing technology that makes endpoint computing more secure, and more able to support… Read More »

Proper Endpoint Security Keeps Virtual Desktops Safe for Mobile Employees | IGEL

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: August 1, 2017

Endpoint Security: Keeping Virtual Desktops Safe for the Remote Workforce Because governments perform tasks critical to the health, safety and well-being of its citizenry, public sector organizations have a particular sensitivity to threats like the WannaCry ransomware attacks. Adding to this threat is the fact that public agencies work in a distributed environment where employees… Read More »

New Guide: Securing IGEL OS Endpoints

Written by: Mathias HuberPublished: July 28, 2017

Ransomware, data theft, industrial espionage – rarely a week goes by without another scary IT security story. Unsurprisingly, there are many security vendors that seem to say: ‘Buy our range of products, and your worries will be over’. At IGEL we know that real-world IT is not as simple as that. While IGEL OS is… Read More »

Lockton and IGEL Prove It’s all in the Timing

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: July 18, 2017

Here’s what keeps IT people up at night. Lockton Companies, the world’s largest privately owned, independent insurance brokerage, was moving along with its Citrix VDI deployment, when about a quarter of the way through, one of its thin client vendors altered key features without giving Lockton a heads up. The thoughtless move on the vendor’s… Read More »

5 Ways to Protect Mobile Data Security with Thin Clients |IGEL

Written by: Jeff KalbergPublished: June 16, 2017

The Internet of Security Things: Protecting Data with a Mobile Workforce One of the scary things about focusing on data security in a mobile workplace environment is the number of scary statistics. Ponemon Institute, in a 2017 study, found that 63% of organizations have no confidence, or are not confident, they have knowledge of all… Read More »

WannaCry! Why Linux Makes More Sense.

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: May 17, 2017

It’s like my mother always told me, “It’s your own blooming fault!” If you pirate software or fail to keep your OS updated, you deserve what you get!  I know, I know the world would be a lot better place if there weren’t so many evil dudes just trying to wangle a buck (or bitcoin… Read More »

Citrix Synergy: Booth #207 – Fast Track Your ‘Path to Success’ with IGEL

Written by: Jed AyresPublished: May 12, 2017

Citrix Synergy is around the corner.  This year’s theme, Path to Success, fits IGEL beautifully as we mark a record year in which IGEL’s endpoint management solutions were used in more than 1,200 Citrix customer briefings to drive sales.  It’s also a year of record firsts:  our becoming a Platinum Citrix Synergy sponsor, and this… Read More »

Credit Union Credits IGEL with Reducing Virtual Desktop Cost and Complexity

Written by: Simon ClephanPublished: April 19, 2017

Managing end-user devices can be a frustrating drain on IT resources. From overcoming increasing virtual desktop infrastructure complexity to ensuring security and repairing aging hardware, managing endpoints can be among the most tedious tasks IT departments face. Such was the case for Utah Community Credit Union. The credit union, which was straining to manage its… Read More »