Tag: security

An Important Message About Web Security and Story Maps


Attention Story Map Authors: Please read this important message as it may require you to take action and change how you build story maps. When you make a story map, you expect it to work and that your audience will … Continue reading

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It’s World Password Day – Time to Change Your ArcGIS Online Password


We love seeing all the great work you and your organizations share publically on ArcGIS Online. Many of you have been using it for 5 years (or more)! But if you are not using enterprise logins and have never changed … Continue reading

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Struts Vulnerability Bandwagon


While we don’t have a habit of announcing when our products are NOT vulnerable to a specific security issue, sometimes IT teams pounce on the panic button (understandably) when they hear about a new critical vulnerability that hit the media mainstream.  … Continue reading

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Enable Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Developer Edition to work with CA signed Certificates


This blog post was contributed by Craig Cleveland, a Solution Engineer on the National Government Team in the Esri Washington, DC office.

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Esri Privacy & Security Assurance Advancements

We are kicking off the beginning of the year with some significant privacy & security assurance improvements:

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ArcGIS Server Security Patch (2016 Update2)


Esri has released a significant security update for ArcGIS Server and we recommend our customers apply this patch in a timely manner.  Key security patch components are: 1.) Cumulative, containing fixes from the 2016 Update1 Linux security patch (there was … Continue reading

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License Manager Security Update

ArcGIS License Manager is built with a third party software component called Flexera FlexNet Publisher. Recently, a CVE (CVE-2015-8277) was released detailing buffer overflow vulnerabilities associated with Flexera FlexNet Publisher.  Esri is providing ArcGIS 10.4 License Manager to resolve these Flexera-based vulnerabilities. Continue reading

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Encryption Certificate Updates Coming


We are happy to announce that our update of ArcGIS Online transport encryption certificates to a stronger hashing algorithm will be complete December 2nd, 2015.  Specifically, we are transitioning from SHA-1 to SHA-256 certificates (also referred to as SHA-2). Why? … Continue reading

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Developers – Track Dependencies & Update Apps or Risk Exposing Users


The days of developers not keeping track of where they use third party libraries and not upgrading them are dead.  Why?  Over the last year awareness of vulnerabilities in these dependencies has increased in general and also as  security researchers … Continue reading

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Using subscriber content in Web Apps and Story Maps

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Esri’s Living Atlas of the World provides an amazing source of information for you to create maps and mashups, publish apps, and perform geographic analysis. Most of the layers in the Atlas are free to use, but some high-quality layers published by Esri’s … Continue reading

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