Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints over a weekend

John Leonard
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Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints aver a weekend
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Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints aver a weekend

It's all about knowing what you have, how the software is interconnected and then getting boots on the ground, says SNHU's endpoint team

The Log4Shell vulnerability in the open source Java component Log4J has caused huge consternation among IT security professionals for two principal reasons. First, the flaw is trivial to exploit, r...

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