Friday, August 5, 2011

Staying up to date

One of the most causes of security breeches is out-dated software. However, in a world where you can have hundreds of different applications installed?

 

There is a free solution to keep you informed about the update status of many common applications – Secunai PSI. It is designed to be installed on personal machines and then inform on what applications are installed and how up to date they are.

 

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After installing and running a scan you will be able to view a report of the applications installed on your machine. You’ll also see whether any require updating and in most cases you’ll also be given a link to take you to the update page for the software.

 

Once installed the Secunia software will also sit in the background and inform you when new updates become available. This really makes it an easy way to ensure you system is not only up to date but also more secure.