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Cloud-Based Security Threats Present Challenges and Opportunities for MSPs
By Webroot | 7/1/2014
Cloud computing has fundamentally changed the way businesses and consumers use computers and technology and the way Information Technology (IT) professionals manage those resources. While the cloud has delivered a multitude of benefits to technical and non-technical people alike, there have also been significant downsides to reliance on cloud technology, including unplanned outages and even outright cyberattacks and data theft.
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The 10-Step Security Action Plan
By Trend Micro | 1/8/2013
In this whitepaper, we look at ten essential steps in creating an effective action plan to defend against targeted attacks and APTs. These steps will help you to consider your current situational awareness, level of preparation and operative ability to ward off a persistent attacker. For more, click to download
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A Forrester Consulting Thought Leadership Paper - The State Of Endpoint Protection
By Webroot | 5/10/2012
Webroot commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a survey study of 161 North American and European IT security decision-makers. The purpose of the study is to understand the current state of endpoint security strategies across enterprises and SMBs, as well as identify key trends and market directions for endpoint security. This study took a detailed look at how organisations deploy endpoint security products, their common practices, pain points, and challenges.
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SecureAnywhere Business — Endpoint Protection
By Webroot | 5/10/2012
Face it, your current endpoint security software is slow, heavy and you wonder if it causes more problems than it solves. Meanwhile you have to keep up with a number of new challenges — from a more mobile workforce to more malicious malware. Read more.
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Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ Business - Endpoint Protection Overview
By Webroot | 4/10/2012
With the exponential growth and sophistication of malware today, the security industry can no longer afford to ‘bury its head in the sand’. The bottom line is that traditional endpoint security protection is now ineffective due to the sheer volume, quality, and complexity of malware. This paper looks at this problem and how Webroot, by going back to the drawing board on countering malware threats, is revolutionisng endpoint protection and solving the issues that hinder existing endpoint security solutions.
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The Royal Flying Doctor Service - Anti-Virus Scan Time from 2 hours to 2 minutes
By Webroot | 4/10/2012
The Royal Flying Doctor Service Western Operations (RFDSWO) provides a 24-hour emergency service to those who live, work, and travel in rural and remote areas of Western Australia (WA) and the Indian Ocean Territories. As a staff benefit, RFDSWO allows staff to use their computers for both corporate and personal use. This unrestricted access has the potential to leave the 302 desktops and laptops shared among 430 staff, exposed to more threats and infections than in a typical corporate environment. Click to find out how they resolve this issue.
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Revolutionary Security. Ultimate Performance. Minimal Management.
By Webroot | 4/10/2012
Endpoint Protection offers a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. It brings together innovative file pattern and behaviour recognition technology with the power of cloud computing to stop known threats and prevent unknown zero-day attacks more effectively than anyone else. Read more.
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Real-Time Protection Against Malware Infection
By Webroot | 4/10/2012
Malware is at such high levels (more than 60 million unique samples per year) that protecting an endpoint with traditional antivirus software, has become futile. More than 100,000 new types of malware are now released every day, and antivirus vendors are racing to add new protection features to try to keep their protection levels up. Read more.
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Security for Business Innovation Council combatting escalating threats an industry initiative
By EMC | 19/9/2012
Keeping pace with the digital arms race requires constantly re-evaluating your position against the threats and adapting your information-security strategies. Intelligence gathering has become an essential core competency for every security team. For many organisations, contending with APTs will also demand cultural changes. Here what the Council have to say download now.
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When Advanced Persistent Threats go Mainstream
By EMC | 19/9/2012
This report provides a valuable set of recommendations from 16 of the world’s leading security officers and an expert in APTs to help organisations build security strategies for today’s escalating threat landscape.
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