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  1. Avoid The RMM Shelfware Trap
    12/12/2016

    Buying IT applications as a suite has become a common business practice, illustrated by Microsoft Office, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access in one packaged offering. And Microsoft’s SaaS offerings, such as Office 365 Business Premium, adds Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams to the list.

  2. If Orange Is The New Black, Then Detection Is The New Prevention
    12/12/2016

    Today, it’s fashionable to be called detection and leave behind the vestiges of a security model built entirely around prevention. By Jason Matlof, Executive Vice President, LightCyber

  3. A Guide To Avoid Being A Crypto Ransomware Victim
    12/9/2016

    Over 15 Practical Things You Can Do To Protect Your Organization and Data.

  4. A Quick Guide To Stopping Ransomware
    12/9/2016

    Webroot does not believe that businesses should have to choose between extortion and losing precious data. This quick guide is an abbreviated version of our technical white paper “A Guide to Avoid Being a Crypto Ransomware Victim” and covers a number of mitigation strategies that will protect data should there be a crypto ransomware attack.

  5. Smarter Cybersecurity™ Solutions
    12/9/2016

    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 cybersecurity solutions are modest (typical direct purchase prices are $24/year per seat, with VAR cost roughly $12), while the potential losses suffered by a VAR’s customer due to malware infections can be devastating.

  6. Why You Need Web And Endpoint Security To Protect Your Organization
    12/9/2016

    Using the Internet today is the single greatest risk factor to your employees’ devices becoming infected and your network being breached. It’s become especially risky for any organization with a highly mobile workforce, which these days is most of us. Recent research by Forrester 1 showed 60% of employees working from home a few times per month and 38% at least one day or more by week in organizations with over 1,000 employees. The risks from web usage are so high that security and risk professionals deem it critical that a secure web gateway should be an essential first line of defense.

  7. Why Your Next-generation Firewall Protection Isn’t Enough
    12/9/2016

    Enterprise security organizations face a daily onslaught of external attacks. According to a recent survey by IBM X-Force and Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Report, 92% of attacks are being perpetrated by outsiders (Figure 1). Because of this, organizations have to focus on how these attacks successfully penetrate their network perimeter security defenses.

  8. Data Backup & Recovery: How Big Data Has Changed Things & What Decision-Makers Need To Do About It
    12/9/2016

    Today, companies in all sectors have a massive demand for data. To succeed, they must be able to take in a large amount of data and process it in real-time with no room for delays, lags, or hiccups. As the demand for efficiency and fast processing times has risen, companies around the world have been forced to move beyond the relational databases of yesteryear and into new, more capable data processing methods.

  9. Protect Your Clients From Holiday Hacking
    12/8/2016

    Now that the holiday season has arrived, the shopping frenzy has begun with retailers offering not-to-be-missed deals shoppers searching online — both at home and on their work devices — for the best deals. But it’s not only consumers gearing up for the buying season. Cybercriminals are entering their busiest time of year, preying on people’s rush to snap up holiday savings anywhere they can.

  10. Women In The Channel: Can Women Make It To The Top?
    12/8/2016

    Like most women who have been in the channel for many years, Theresa Caragol, Principal at TCC Consulting & AchieveUnite, began her career at the first link of the channel food chain and worked her way up. Her story is a familiar one for numerous women in the channel. This is the second of a four-part series; click here for part one.