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COVID-19, Changing the game of IT Security

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, May 04, 2020 @ 12:51 PM

The majority of IT security is traditionally focused on securing the corporate network
at the perimeter and the core. The new reality of working remotely due to COVID-19
means the game has changed. Hackers are less interested in bypassing corporate
firewalls now they know they can attack the endpoints much more easily and gain
access that way. In addition, now that all the users are outside of the network,
disrupting a company’s ability to work is as simple as filling up all their available
bandwidth at the data center.

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Explaining the Shared Responsibility for Security in the Cloud

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Mar 17, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

When it comes to cloud security, a lot of companies are in the dark. Ideally, the public cloud operates under a shared security model. This means that cloud customers take care of some aspects of security, while cloud providers take care of others. Unfortunately, this is not universal knowledge – according to research from Check Point, one-third of all IT professionals fundamentally misunderstand this premise, believing that all security should be handled by the cloud provider.

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Your First Vulnerability Scan – Three Things you Need to Know

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

Congratulations! Simply by contemplating a vulnerability scan, your organization is more prepared than a majority of organizations. A recent study by Tenable shows that only 48% of companies perform any kind of regular vulnerability scan whatsoever – and only 5% conduct rigorous practices. If you want to become part of that 5%, however, you have to do more than consider a vulnerability scanning program – you have to commit.
Here’s what you need to know:

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Topics: it security, cyber security middle east, it security middle east, security analysis', bios secured

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