Entries by Mike Horsley

VQ Conference Manager 3.10 Release

We’ve just released VQ Conference Manager 3.10 which contains the first version of DMA or Device Management and Automation.  This first release of DMA delivers TMS style hierarchical address books and Directory Services for Cisco RoomOS and CE devices. The next version of DMA will add device configuration and templates which, in turn, will be […]

VQ’s Monthly News – March

Welcome to another VQ Communications newsletter. This time we have an overview of VQ Conference Manager’s TMS replacement, share details on our next webinar and highlight the VQ team’s upcoming trips to the US. Read on for: VQ’s TMS replacement – VQ Device Management and Automation (DMA) Our upcoming webinar on how you can introduce […]

VQ’s Monthly News – February

Welcome to the VQ Communications newsletter. In this edition, we cover VQ Conference Manager’s 3.9 release, share some recent webinars and highlight the key features for our TMS replacement in partnership with Cisco. Read on for: VQ Conference Manager 3.9 launch, packed full of improvements and new features We held webinars on our new revamped […]

Some thoughts from VQ’s CEO

Sometimes it feels like VQ is bit like a Swan swimming through water; above the water, a somebody looking on sees a serene bird effortlessly gliding across the water. Under the surface, the Swan’s legs are going gang-busters. Yep, 2021 was a bit like that in the legs department. We managed to release 3.7 and […]

VQ Conference Manager 3.9 Released

VQ Conference Manager 3.9 released mid-January and takes us forward in a number of key areas: One-Button-To-Push (“OBTP”). OBTP is something customers love and it’s been on our “to-do” list for a long time. OBTP follows on from Recurring Meetings and the public API; we now offer 3 of the key TMS features that will […]

VQ Advisory. December 15, 2021: CVE-2021-44228 status update

Following the recent critical CVE issue with Log4j (https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-44228) a second, lower severity CVE was made public December 14, 2021 (https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-45046). This second CVE is not mitigated by the previously provided mitigation script, however it is important to note that this is a separate issue to the one initially disclosed and has a much lower severity […]

VQCM update on CVE-2021-44228: analysis results and mitigation script.

Yesterday morning, December 13, 2021, we issued a security advisory regarding a critical severity CVE that impacted an Apache library (Log4j 2) and anything which used this. This includes Elasticsearch (ES). Elasticsearch is a component within VQ Conference Manager. We got to work in-house testing to better understand the issue, its implications and the impact it […]

VQ Security advisory for Log4J2 CVE (CVE-2021-44228)

Over the weekend a critical security issue which impacts Log4j2 (CVE-2021-44228) and all products which use it as a dependency became public. This is a significant and critical level CVE and needs to be treated as such by any company which is even potentially impacted. As the VQCM virtual machine uses Elasticsearch (ES) for logging […]