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Du managed services to detect Heartbleed

UAE organisations can use du managed security service to check systems for Heartbleed vulnerability

du's managed security services include vulnerability scanning which can detect flaws and unpatched vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed.
du's managed security services include vulnerability scanning which can detect flaws and unpatched vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed.

Du is offering a solution to companies who think their systems might be affected by the Heartbleed security flaw.

The operator is promoting managed vulnerability scanning, part of its managed security services, as a means to detect the Heartbleed vulnerability. The service is available to any organisation in the UAE, whether they are a du customer or not.

The security vulnerability management solution, powered by Qualys, can detect the flawed security software in a variety of platforms, including variations of the UNIX and Linux operating systems, Oracle Java ME and MySQL RDBMS, Apache and Weblogic webservers.

 "In the instance that issues such as the Heartbleed vulnerability should arise, we wish to assure our customers that our managed services suite is capable of providing ample threat mitigation," said Marwan Abdulla Bindalmook, senior vice president - Technology Security & Risk Management, du. "Our managed security services are delivered through our du security cloud,, we are pleased to offer security vulnerability management solution to businesses in the UAE, to help them identify whether or not they are at risk from the security issues that Heartbleed poses."