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By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 1/11 F5 to Acquire Volterra to Create the First Edge 2.0 Platform for Enterprises and Service Providers Volterra enables a new Edge 2.0 open edge platform that will transform F5’s leadership position in enterprise application security and delivery, addressing the challenges inherent with first-generation edge solutions. http://bit.ly/3ozVNDk Meet Challenges with an Agile Infrastructure (Pure Storage) With the expedited pace of operations, it’s critical to maintain the performance of... read more.

  • January 15, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 1/4 Combatting BEC and EAC: How Security Awareness Can Help You Tackle Business Email Compromise (Proofpoint) 86% of organizations reported experiencing business email compromise, with most organizations reporting multiple attacks. These attacks are getting more sophisticated each year—so how can you prepare your users for the potential attack that slips by perimeter defenses? http://bit.ly/358i57s 2020 – A Paradigm Shift for VDI and the Edge (IGEL) WFH dominated the end user computi... read more.

  • January 08, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 12/14 Citrix joins the Modern Computing Alliance We are excited to work with our fellow members of the Modern Computing Alliance to influence how the future of work gets done and reinforce our commitment to customer success with more integrated and innovative solutions across the silicon-to-cloud stack. https://bit.ly/388mzvI Best-in-Class Storage for Modern Unstructured Data (Pure Storage) FlashBlade’s modern architecture has the innovation lead, with more to come. Companies need modern s... read more.

  • December 18, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 12/7 Fortinet SD-WAN: Now Extended to Rugged, Remote Locations Platform security vendor Fortinet has introduced two new ruggedized products to its FortiGate 60 next-generation firewall for SD-WAN series to bring security and Fortinet SD-WAN to harsh IT environments. https://bit.ly/33TlPJn 40% of the World’s Mobile Devices are Inherently Vulnerable. Is your Corporate Data at Risk? (Check Point) In research dubbed “Achilles,” the Check Point Research team has found over 400 vulne... read more.

  • December 11, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 11/23 FireEye Announces Acquisition of Respond Software The acquisition of Respond Software enables Mandiant Solutions to further productize and scale its expertise and front-line intelligence as part of the Mandiant Advantage platform. https://bit.ly/2J4HDKo Three Things to Know About Insider Threats in the Gig Economy (Proofpoint) Many companies don’t apply the same security principles to third parties as they do to internal employees. This increases exposure to organizations – par... read more.

  • December 04, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 11/16 Get Backup Data Out of Neutral to Accelerate Innovation (Pure Storage) If you’ve mostly thought of backups as a backup plan, it may be time to start thinking of these idle resources as an onward and upward plan—especially in terms of accelerating your modernization. https://bit.ly/3kA7g2Q Zero Trust: How to Secure Your Network in the Age of Cloud and Worker Mobility (Proofpoint) With people and computing resources scattered about, unknown devices connecting from near and far, a... read more.

  • November 20, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 11/2 Citrix Expands Digital Workspace Security Offerings The Citrix Ready Workspace Security Program provides a choice of leading security vendors that complement Citrix solutions, allowing people to securely work anytime, from anywhere, while simplifying how IT manages the environment. https://bwnews.pr/382Ydox McAfee debuts remote browser isolation solution, XDR platform McAfee has launched a selection of new cybersecurity offerings including remote browser isolation tools to tackle attacks in... read more.

  • November 13, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 10/26 Combatting BEC and EAC: How Cloud App Security Can Protect Your Company from Email Account Compromise (EAC) (Proofpoint) Attackers often combine EAC with impersonation tactics (e.g. display name spoof, domain lookalikes) as a means to maintain the deceptive email discussion with the target. https://bit.ly/34vKnsF Microsoft Teams Phishing Attack Targets Office 365 Users The initial phishing email displays the name “There’s new activity in Teams,” making it appear like an a... read more.

  • October 30, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 10/19 FireEye Named “Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year” in 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award Program The Mandiant Solutions group brings together the world’s leading threat intelligence and front-line incident response data with its continuous security validation platform to arm organizations with the tools needed to increase security effectiveness and reduce organizational risk. https://bit.ly/34dolee McAfee Delivers Affordable Education Bundle t... read more.

  • October 23, 2020

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 10/12 How Cyber Attacks Changed During the Pandemic The F5 Security Incident Response Team (F5 SIRT) helps customers tackle security incidents in real time. #F5 reviewed all the reported incidents from January through August 2020 to see how the pandemic changed the cyberthreat landscape. http://f5so.co/3D378F Pursue your unique cloud strategy with Citrix Citrix solutions are designed to reduce the complexity of your cloud migration, whether it’s part of a planned transition or an accelerat... read more.

  • October 19, 2020