CDN predicts that by 2020, 85% of large enterprises will be using a cloud access security broker (CASB) for their cloud services. A CASB functions as an intermediary between users and applications, providing added security benefits through APIs and proxies—including greater visibility and risk assessment, compliance, data security, and threat protection.

Cloud access security brokers—insights every IT professional should know

Cloud access security brokers (CASBs) are growing in popularity. Learn how they offer protection enterprises can’t get elsewhere.
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From personal assistants like Siri to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence has been making news a lot lately—and so have questions about what it may mean for the future of everything from business to national security. With visionaries predicting that AI may someday be able to rid the world of hunger, poverty and war, others are voicing concerns about issues like privacy and public safety. One of the naysayers, the late Stephen Hawking said, “Artificial intelligence may be the worst thing to happen to humanity”.

The top 3 AI security threats

Artificial intelligence has been making news a lot lately—and so have concerns about the security risks. Consider the top three.
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Drone usage is soaring. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts that more than 420,000 U.S. commercial drones will be in use by 2021, up from 42,000 in 2016.

Advantages and risks of drones in the hospitality industry

Learn why drone use in rising in the hospitality industry—and the advantages and risks this presents for hotels and resorts.
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Just how susceptible is the healthcare industry to ransomware attacks?

Very susceptible. In fact, according to a recent threat report by Cylance, healthcare now experiences the most ransomware attacks of any industry. Ransomware attacks overall grew 300% in 2017, and an astounding 85% of all malware attacks occurred in healthcare.

Ransomware and the healthcare industry

Learn why the healthcare industry is so susceptible to ransomware attacks—and what your customers can do to keep from becoming victims.
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With the cyberthreat landscape growing and getting more sophisticated all the time, it’s important for business travelers to remain vigilant when they’re on the road.

Podcast: Cybersecurity tips for the business traveler

Business travelers are among the most vulnerable targets for cybercrime. Listen to this podcast for some tips on how to minimize the risks when you’re away.
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An interview with a cybersecurity expert

With cybersecurity, a major concern for business today, companies of all sizes are considering cybersecurity insurance. Your customers may have even asked you if it’s worth the investment. Ingram Micro security consultant Thomas Norman’s insights will help you answer their questions and concerns.

Is cybersecurity insurance worth the expense?

What is cybersecurity insurance and should your customers invest in it? Read our interview with security expert Thomas Norman to find out.
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Business travelers are among the most vulnerable targets for cybercrime. After all, it’s easy to get distracted when you’re in unfamiliar surroundings. And having to rely on unfamiliar networks presents added security risks. After a long, arduous day of travelling, when all you want to do is get to your hotel room and unwind, the last thing you want to think about is cybersecurity.

Business travelers’ guide to security

Business travelers are among the most vulnerable targets for cybercrime. Learn some tips on how to minimize the risks when you’re away from home or the office.
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The proliferation of personal mobile devices and homegrown hackers on today’s campuses—not to mention the open, collaborative nature of college environments in general—make cybersecurity particularly challenging in higher education. It’s no wonder cybercriminals consider colleges and universities easy targets.

Campus cybersecurity 101

Help your higher education customers improve cybersecurity. Give them a checklist of do’s and don’ts everyone on campus can follow.
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The data center is the brain and nerve center of the enterprise, the place where its most precious resources are housed. This makes it a highly valuable target for cybercriminals—with big money to be made in the extortion of companies through malware attacks. Just last month, for example, over 160 Applebee’s restaurants in the U.S. were hit by a malware attack on their point-of-sale (POS) systems—and the chain is still assessing the damages.

5 ways to improve data center security

Today, with data breaches constantly making headlines, your customers need to invest in 5 critical areas to secure their data centers.
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If you’re selling security solutions, you understand how integral next-general firewall (NGFW) technology is to any successful implementation. You also know how much firewalls have changed and expanded over the years. The capabilities have become pretty complex, to say the least. Today’s threat landscape demands it.

5 next-generation firewall technology recommendations to consider

Next-generation firewall technology is a key component of any network security strategy, so choosing the right solution is a critical decision. Learn what to look for.
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In a survey conducted among resellers last year, about 45% of respondents believe that over half of their customers don’t have the proper resources to adequately deal with security threats. Knowledge about cybersecurity appears to be scarce, too. About 63% of the respondents don’t think that the majority of their customers even know the difference between a unified threat management (UTM) appliance and a next-generation firewall (NGFW).

Essential cybersecurity training for 2018—and beyond

With today’s ever-evolving cyberthreats, it’s more important than ever to be a security advisor to your customers. Take a look at some valuable trainings that will help you position yourself as a true expert.
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