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Tanium Offers Free-of-Charge Capability to Address Log4j Vulnerability

Capability covers entirety of threat lifecycle, from identification to remediation 

KIRKLAND, WA – December 14, 2021 – Tanium, the platform that organizations trust to gain visibility and control across all endpoints, today announced it will be providing, free-of-charge, the capability for organizations to rapidly respond to and remediate the Log4j vulnerability. Receiving a 10 out of 10 severity score by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Log4j (CVE-2021-44228) is a critical vulnerability enabling unauthenticated remote code execution in an open-source Java logging library currently incorporated in numerous enterprise applications and open-source software.

“Every so often our industry finds cracks in the trusted libraries that power computing,” said Orion Hindawi, co-founder and CEO, Tanium. “The Log4j vulnerability is the most recent example and we have been hard at work with our customers and the community at large to provide quick and comprehensive solutions to this urgent and severe threat.” 

At zero cost to organizations, this Tanium offering enables IT teams to quickly identify vulnerable instances of the Apache Log4j utility, search for references to the impacted library in common file formats, and detect instances of exploitation. Upon detection, administrators can promptly remediate the vulnerability and track ongoing exposure across an entire organization.

For more information about this vulnerability and how to use Tanium to address Log4j at zero cost to organizations during trial term, visit community.tanium.com

About Tanium
Tanium is the platform that the most demanding and complex organizations trust to gain visibility and control across all endpoints in on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Tanium addresses today’s increasing IT challenges with high fidelity endpoint data — giving IT operations, security and risk teams confidence to quickly manage, secure and protect their networks at scale. Nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces trust Tanium to help see and control every endpoint, everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for six consecutive years and ranks on FORTUNE’s list of the “Best Large Workplaces in Technology 2021.” Visit www.tanium.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter

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