Absolute Software Provides Enhanced Patching Technology to Safeguard Customers from Application Vulnerabilities
Absolute Manage 6.8 integrates with industry-leading patch engine to provide broad coverage for at-risk third-party applications for Windows and Mac Devices
Vancouver, Canada: April 13, 2015– Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry leader in persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, today announced the addition of third-party patching capabilities for software applications with the release of Absolute Manage® 6.8.
The integration of an automated patch engine provides comprehensive coverage and updates for the most prevalent and at-risk third-party applications. With Absolute Manage 6.8, IT administrators can manage operating system patches for Mac and Windows devices, along with a wide range of third-party applications in a fully automated system that detects and downloads missing patches. Once each update receives administrator approval, Absolute Manage deploys and reports on the status of each patch.
“When software vulnerabilities remain unpatched, you’re leaving the door open for grave security risks to enter the enterprise,” said Peter Frankl, VP & GM, client management solutions, at Absolute Software. “By integrating an automated engine within Absolute Manage, IT can efficiently and proactively manage and fill these identified security gaps, reducing a broad range of security threats.”
Absolute Manage 6.8 is available now. The release also includes additional enhancements and customer feature requests.
Absolute empowers more than 12,000 customers worldwide to protect devices, data, applications, and users against theft or attack — both on and off the corporate network. With the industry’s only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution, Absolute allows IT organizations to enforce asset management, security hygiene, and data compliance for today’s remote digital workforces. Absolute’s patented Persistence®technology is embedded in the firmware of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 22 other leading manufacturers’ devices for vendor-agnostic coverage, tamper-proof resilience, and ease of deployment. See how it works atwww.absolute.comand follow us at@absolutecorp.