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5/13/2015 Newsletters

VENOM security vulnerability – possible threat to datacenters

  Digital Edge is committed to providing the highest levels of security within all the IT infrastructure environments under its care. In order to achieve this utmost goal for all of our clients, we continuously maintain vigilance both on the productive side of IT as well as on its destructive side. We thus send out news and security bulletins such as this one from time to time to ensure that our clients are informed and educated on any important developments in IT security and are fully aware of what we are doing to ensure that we and our clients are always at the Cutting and at the Digital Edge of technology.

  On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, new vulnerability that has been assigned CVE-2015-3456 was published. News agencies breaking this news stating that datacenters are vulnerable and at risk at their core:

  “A security research firm is warning that a new bug could allow a hacker to take over vast portions of a datacenter -- from within.” ZDNet (May 13, 2015).

   1. Digital Edge does not run vulnerable virtualization platforms.
   2. Digital Edge has small portion of clients running vulnerable platforms. Digital Edge security team will be contacting such clients on individual bases.

  Digital Edge is committed to securing all of its controlled IT infrastructure environments, to advising its IT community about possible vulnerabilities, newly discovered weaknesses and hacks, and to providing security news and events.

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  Click here to read Digital Edge risk assessment for this vulnerability.