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  1. The Trends And Benefits Of Smart Card And Biometric Security Devices
    8/31/2015

    Everyone is concerned with digital data security today, in one way or another. For every digital advancement, there seems to be a counter development to breach its security. The trust and etiquette that once governed the use of the old telephone party lines would serve us well today, but we cannot count on such protocol for today’s data and communication devices. Additional protection is needed.

  2. Why You Should Take The Time To Implement EMV With Layered Security
    8/31/2015

    October marks the liability shift date, when the four major credit card brands, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, will begin shifting the financial liability for credit and debit card fraud to organizations that do not support EMV chip cards.

  3. Webroot 2015 Threat Brief - Insights From Collective Threat Intelligence
    8/31/2015

    The Webroot® 2015 Threat Brief provides an overview of the threats against a wide range of organizations and individuals during 2014. It is based on analysis of threat intelligence metrics automatically captured, analyzed and correlated across threat vectors by BrightCloud, a Big Data security engine that acts as the backbone for all Webroot endpoint solutions and threat intelligence services.

  4. The Power Of Multiples: Best Practices For Selling Best-of-Breed Solutions
    8/31/2015

    Value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators have choices in sourcing, assembling and deploying hardware and software solutions for customers. These IT solutions specialists can work either with a single vendor that offers most of the technology needed to build end-to-end offerings, or multiple vendors to integrate and craft more comprehensive solutions.

  5. Capturing Opportunity In A World Of Dynamic Security Threats
    8/31/2015

    Picture a fortified underground bunker with a single aboveground entrance. Install an iron reinforced door with a secure keypad. Add a heavily armed guard and you’ve got a good chance of fending off anyone who might try to enter unauthorized. Now imagine that the facility is above ground, with 100 doors, all with different access codes that are managed and modified by the employees who access them.

  6. Antivirus And Antimalware Solutions: When One Is Better Than Two
    8/31/2015

    Perhaps more than any other type of software solution a reseller can offer to its customers, endpoint security products are characterized by a huge gap between their minimal purchase prices and the enormous costs they can entail for clients if they fail to work properly. The financial benefits of retailing antivirus solutions are modest (typical street prices are $24/year per seat, with VAR cost roughly $12), while the potential losses suffered by a VAR’s customer due to virus or malware infections can be devastating.

  7. The Future Of Threat Intelligence, Featuring Perspectives From David Bennett
    8/31/2015

    During the Second World War, Alan Turing developed what became known as one of the first computers. This device would eventually predict the daily settings of the German Enigma Code Machine in what was then considered near-real time.

  8. The EMV® Liability Shift Comes Down The Stretch
    8/31/2015

    As they say in horse racing, “down the stretch they come!” as we are in a sprint to the EMV liability shift finish line of October 1, 2015.

  9. The Top 5 Ways Universities Confirm Student Identity Through Access Control
    8/31/2015

    As students return to school, packing lecture halls and moving into dorm rooms in the colleges and universities, officials behind the scenes look for ways to safeguard the students, faculty, and assets. To accomplish this feat, today’s higher education organizations look for a combination of policies and new technology solutions.

  10. Beyond The Headlines: Taking A Holistic Approach To Data Security
    8/31/2015

    It seems as if a week doesn’t go by without a data breach making headlines. From recent news of backup tapes gone missing from a Massachusetts-based hospital to a phishing attack at an Indiana-based healthcare system to a malware incident involving payment cards at several upscale hotels in California, the reasons for these data breaches vary widely. While each of these incidents offers a cautionary tale for businesses of all sizes, they don’t fully illustrate what’s needed to successfully fill the security gaps that exist today.

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