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Using Configuration Management to Detect Unwanted Software

The Log4j vulnerability is the latest cyber exploit, bringing a CVSS critical score of 10. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary Java code on remote computers, including accessing sensitive information. Only a year since the world addressed the SolarWinds supply chain attack, it’s another confirmation that network professionals must adopt long-term risk-management strategies. Are Opmantek products affected?

How to stabilise & audit using network configuration and compliance monitoring

Network Configuration and Compliance Monitoring (or NCCM) is a system that works closely with all devices in a set network, transmitting and receiving data from a wide range of devices to ensure that everything is acting in a compliant manner. In addition to this, NCCM can ensure that your devices are configured correctly, and in the case that they are not, can schedule reconfigurations at a time that is convenient to the user.

Automation, is it just a buzzword?

When you hear Opmantek refer to ‘Automation’, it’s not just a buzzword – it’s kind of a big deal! But..what exactly is it, and why should you care? Let’s get to the nuts and bolts of it. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) focuses on automating human processes and functional tasks. Operational Process Automation (OPA) is the next evolution of RPA, which delivers specifically to IT and network operations teams and carries out advanced analysis and troubleshooting tasks.

Why Configuration & Compliance Management Is Crucial

Network security is of paramount concern for all businesses in 2021 and beyond, one facet of network security that should be at the forefront of most organizations is Configuration and Compliance Management. Creating and enforcing configuration and compliance management ensures that all your network devices are configured to meet your organisation’s standards and requirements. It also encapsulates all connected devices and helps identify potential risks.

4 Best Practices For Automating Your Network Management

Murphy’s Law states: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Equipment always breaks when you’re on vacation, often when the on-call engineer is as far away as possible, and with little useful information from the network management software (NMS). It’s critical for a network to be available 100% of the time and always performing at 100%.

How To Leave Work At 5 PM: Visibility, Event Management & Automation

As organizations manage increasingly interdependent network infrastructure in an increasingly chaotic world, how can you, as a Network Operations professional, maintain control of your network without losing control of your time? The answers are: network visibility, flexible event management, and powerful automation. All of this is possible within Opmantek’s network management platform.