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Benefits of Automation: Make the Most of Your People
January 6, 2020 Ofer Elzam

Benefits of Automation: Make the Most of Your People

Gone are the days when IT leaders fretted that the benefits of automation would shove people out of jobs. If anything, it’s the opposite: 74% of cybersecurity professionals say that a skills shortage has affected...

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12 Days of Cyber Awareness
December 23, 2019 Tim Woods

12 Days of Cyber Awareness

It’s that time of year again. Enjoy this fun and informative list of tips to help you become more cyber-aware. DAY 1. When is a USB not a USB? A USB is not a USB...

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5 Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity
December 20, 2019 Tim Woods

5 Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity trends—a result of technological developments, cultural shifts and attackers’ innovations—build upon the past. Without the Internet of Things, we wouldn’t have edge computing; without privacy concerns, we wouldn’t have such strong legislation growth. We’ve...

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No One is Pulling the Plug on Firewalls Anytime Soon
December 17, 2019 Tim Woods

No One is Pulling the Plug on Firewalls Anytime Soon

The firewall is dead. Long live the firewall! Research firms and tech pundits have predicted the demise of the firewall for years now, chiefly because it doesn’t protect against modern day threats and is often...

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Hidden Complexity is Biggest Threat to Compliance
December 9, 2019 Tim Woods

Hidden Complexity is Biggest Threat to Compliance

You can’t manage what you can’t see, and when it comes to security controls, complexity is the enemy of visibility. FireMon’s 2019 State of the Firewall report uncovered a great deal of complexity related to...

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Persistent Network Security Demands Healthy Habits
November 27, 2019 Keith Brennan

Persistent Network Security Demands Healthy Habits

Few industries are immune to compliance pressures, and for healthcare organizations it means committing to a self-care regiment that protects massive amounts of highly confidential data with persistent network security. Organizations are trusted by their...

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Embrace Automation to Pull Security Teams Together
November 20, 2019 Tim Woods

Embrace Automation to Pull Security Teams Together

If you’ve ever attended a regatta, it’s impossible not to notice how synchronized the boat crew is — everyone knows their exact responsibilities that will produce the greatest strengths in the total racing effort. But...

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