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VLCM IT Industry News

3 Signs Your Endpoints Are At Risk

Posted by VLCM on Mar 14, 2017 4:28:23 PM

While the ongoing drive towards digital transformation provides new opportunities for business growth, it can also make companies more vulnerable to cyber risks. Technology trends such as the cloud, IoT and BYOD have dramatically upped the number of endpoints open to exploitation by cyber criminals.

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Tips to Instilling Smart Cyber Hygiene Habits in Your Workforce

Posted by VLCM on Mar 9, 2017 9:22:44 AM

Security breaches are inevitable. But that doesn’t make the facts any less daunting:

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The Problem with Your “Next-Generation” Firewall

Posted by VLCM on Feb 21, 2017 1:56:50 PM

With cybersecurity experts predicting a rise in sophisticated cybercrime such as ransomware attacks, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs), organizations need to ensure their networks are properly protected. For more than 17 years, next-generation firewalls have been the solution of choice on account of their strong network perimeter protection capabilities and high network security processing power. But with the rise of the borderless enterprise, it’s now necessary to move away from perimeter-centric solutions and opt instead for more comprehensive protection.

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Are You at Risk for Cyber Attacks? A Cyber Threat Assessment Will Help

Posted by Utah Business on Aug 11, 2016 9:27:52 AM

You cannot open the newspaper or turn on television news without seeing a report of a cyber security breach in the United States. These attacks are costly and they impact everyone from restaurants to medical offices to retailers and government.

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You’re going to be hacked, have a plan

Posted by Jessica Doucette on Aug 5, 2015 8:01:22 AM

Getting tired of this headline yet? Today, cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent, and it isn’t just affecting big retailers like Target and Home Depot. Companies today are averaging 16,937 malware alerts a week, and there’s no sign of slowing down. According to Neil Bryden, Former CISO and Info Security Strategist, the bad guys are getting even smarter. With cyber terrorism ranking #3 in the illicit marketplace, the snakes of the deep dark web are wrapping themselves around every cent they can find. How much did you ask? Try $104 billion in 2013, railing over the measly $40 billion security industry.

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Topics: IT Security