On July 6 and 7, patches were released by Microsoft for all current versions of Windows after a critical vulnerability has been discovered with its Print Spooler service. Microsoft has also released the patch for Windows 7 which ended full support last year but remains in extended support. The vulnerability, dubbed PrintNightmare, allows attackers to remotely execute commands with system-level privileges.
Total Network Inventory will help you quickly discover which computers on your network are already patched. For example, here’s the situation for KB5004945 and KB5004954:
To be able to collect this information, the Windows updates scan must …
Nearly every business enterprise involves office computers, and usually they are connected to a local network. In order to systematize the configuration and accounting of computer hardware and software, it’s necessary to periodically take their inventory. This includes conducting SAM, the process of streamlining the management of the company’s software assets.
In every company, physical assets on the local network are equipped with special software, usually licensed. And licenses, especially for specialized software packages, often cost a lot.
This means that even if such a software package is installed on just one “extra” PC, it can be quite an expensive …