Technology Pro Tip: Get a Handle on Digital Maintenance
There's a need to build a maintenance strategy
When it comes to digital risks, it’s often the hangers-on that cause the biggest problems.
And a recent exploit involving a piece of software your association probably doesn’t realize it uses is a timely reminder of an organization’s fundamental responsibility to ensure its applications are being properly maintained.
What’s the Issue?
Recently, a “zero-day” (i.e., already in the wild) vulnerability in Log4j, a common Java-based logging tool found in many web-based hosts, emerged as a significant risk for many website owners. The exploit, known as Log4Shell, allows for the execution of arbitrary code by third parties. Many popular services, such as Amazon Web Services and Apple’s iCloud, were initially affected.
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