Despite Firewalls, Business Fires are Spreading
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Over the years, malware scanners and firewalls became standard business wares. SMBs were told that with regular updates, scans, and firewall protection, they were safe from 99.9% of all the problems that might occur (on-premise). On-premise security was all businesses had to worry about for a while with one notable exception...
The Future of Hacking is Predictable
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IT security pros have it rough: The pace of modern workflows has turned perimeter security solutions into sieves. As those security pros try to keep up with new threats, they might be better off taking the opposite approach and slowing down. Over the coming years, the largest cyber threats won’t be new; instead, they will come from well-known vulnerabilities. To address these vulnerabilities, businesses don’t even need to look beyond their own network.

When Will SMBs Take Cloud Security Seriously?
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The private sector is often ahead of the government when it comes to best practices, but not always. Gartner predicts that half of all enterprises with more than 1,000 users will use a cloud security solution by 2018. The pace of adoption in the enterprise is swift, but even the Federal Government built a large scale program, known as FedRAMP, that streamlines the cloud vetting process for government agencies.

Don’t Outsource Vendor Risk Management
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We all know the many benefits of using SaaS apps and cloud services: boost productivity, cut costs, collaborate better, work from anywhere, yadda-yadda-yadda. If you read our post last week you also know that not all cloud vendors are created equal. So exactly whose job is it to weigh up vendor security and risk?