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Executive Insights: Winning the Digital Transformation Cyberwar

The vast majority of cybercrime we deal with is opportunistic and automated. It is the domain of criminals trolling for the unaware and vulnerable. They target unpatched systems and vulnerable applications, exploit gullible end users, break through inadequate security systems, and infect people wandering around the web in places they probably shouldn’t go.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyFebruary 15, 2018

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Executive Insights: Securing the Next Generation of Digital Transformation

Cybercrime is a continually increasing problem due to the digital transformation-driven expansion of the attack surface and the growing sophistication of bad actors. Corporations and government agencies of all sizes are rapidly adopting digital business models that allow them to rapidly respond to evolving consumer demands, process transactions, and react to real time intelligence - generating greater agility, productivity for better business outcomes, and improved quality of life. But this transformation goes far beyond the corporate world. Digital transformation is changing society at an unprecedented scale. It is fundamentally changing how we learn, work, socialize, shop, manage finances, and interact with the world around us. And things like artificial intelligence and augmented reality, still in their infancy, are going to accelerate the rate of change even further.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyFebruary 13, 2018

Business and Technology

The Risks of Shadow IT at Financial Services Firms

The use of Shadow IT is increasing thanks to SaaS. Learn the risks that shadow IT poses to financial services firms, and how to mitigate them.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 02, 2018

Industry Trends

Network Security in the Era of the Millennials

One of the toughest gigs in IT is the job of keeping an organization’s network safe. It is also one that is getting tougher with the rise of the millennial generation. Millennials - those in their 20s to mid-30s - are starting to dominate workplaces around the world. More than one-in-three workers in the US are millennials, a 2015 study by Pew Research Center found. And this demographic group will account for half of the global workforce by 2020, according to PwC. The term “millennial” has many connotations. Among them: They...

By Bill McGeeJuly 07, 2017

Industry Trends

Q&A: How Secure Are Your Company’s Applications?

Security vendors have been touting the advantages of next-generation firewalls (NGFW) that provide application inspection for several years now. As application traffic became more prevalent, criminals found that hiding malware inside application traffic was an excellent way to bypass traditional security. They still do. But now, application traffic is ubiquitous. The number of devices on our networks is growing exponentially, along with the volume of application and transactional traffic. While much of it is still passing through the traditional...

By John WeltonJune 28, 2016