Important security alert

Important Maximo Security Patch

David Miller Asset Systems, Managed Service Support, News & Announcements

IBM has made us aware of a recently-discovered security vulnerability in IBM Maximo (CVE-2019-4478), which affects installed Maximo environments. This vulnerability has the potential of allowing an authenticated user to access information they should not normally have access to. Although the vulnerability has an overall rating of 6.5 (moderate), the impact is rated “High” for confidentiality. IBM has released a …

Next-generation mapping functionality for EZMaxMobile

David Lestani Mobility

Maximo customers can now access enhanced mapping functionality on mobile devices Ask anyone in the Clarita Solutions team about mapping and you’ll hear how maps enrich asset information by providing location context to enable a mobile workforce. Leveraging the GPS capabilities of modern devices has always been a big component of our solutions. We’ve been working with EZMaxMobile since 2013 …

IBM Academies - virtual learning kicks off 13 May 2020

Maximo learning goes virtual in 2020 – introducing IBM Academies

David Lestani Events

COVID-19 is changing the way we live, work and learn. With travel and mass gatherings off the agenda for 2020, IBM Academies is a new digital learning experience. It will feature the Maximo Academy, which replaces last year’s IoT Exchange events. On 13 May, IBM is launching a digital learning platform to help clients acquire knowledge and best practices to …

Dial Before you Dig

A New Era for Dial Before You Dig

Michael Krome Location Intelligence

It’s been more than 30 years since a punctured gas pipeline in Western Australia and the narrow escape of the bulldozer operator highlighted the need to better protect Australia’s vast underground asset network. The resulting Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) program has become a trusted go-to service for asset owners and contractors. It protects more than $340 billion of infrastructure, …

IBM Think 2020 Digital Experience

IBM Think 2020 has gone digital

David Lestani Events

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. And we know, now more than ever, there is an urgent need for society and businesses to act with agility, resilience and unity in the face of its evolving impacts. It is with this in mind that IBM Think 2020 will be a digital experience—a highly …

Software Maintenance Ahead

Important ArcGIS Server Security Alert

Michael Krome Location Intelligence

Esri has announced that they have discovered a critical security vulnerability in ArcGIS Server when specially constructed steps are taken by persons with network access to the ArcGIS deployment to exploit Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF), which can potentially be used to obtain access to sensitive internal system information by unauthorized individuals.  This issue is present in versions 10.4 – 10.7.1 …

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Business Continuity Measures – COVID-19

David Lestani News & Announcements

Like our colleagues around the country and the world, Clarita Solutions is monitoring the ever-evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are preparing our contingency plans to ensure the wellbeing of our people and continued delivery of quality services. No one in our team is considered at risk and we have reviewed our established healthy workplace practices to ensure coverage …

2020 Esri Partner Conference

A Conference in the time of Coronavirus

Michael Krome Location Intelligence, News & Announcements

Reflections on the 2020 Esri Partner Conference How quickly the world changes!  Whilst the risk of Coronavirus has been expanding across the world, when I boarded my flight on Friday morning, I never expected to have an email waiting for me when I landed in the USA, advising that the Esri Developer Summit had been cancelled and the Esri Partner …

Under default configurations, some Maximo sites may be communicating passwords with the domain controller in clear text

Microsoft’s March Security Update impact for all Maximo sites using LDAP authentication

Azmul Khan EAM

The Microsoft Windows update due for release on 10 March 2020 will provide new options for administrators to harden the configurations for LDAP channel binding on Active Directory domain controllers. All Maximo sites that use LDAP to authenticate users against Active Directory should be aware of this change, its immediate impact, and the opportunities it presents to better protect the …