Tag: managed security


Cybersecurity Insights – Coming to a City Near You!

Protecting business assets has never been more difficult or more costly — there’s not enough skilled security personnel, there’s too much log data to analyze, you lack 24/7 monitoring, the contextual impact of threats to your business may be unclear … Read more…


DDoS + IoT = Cybersecurity Danger

In this age of connected devices – where everything from cars to coffee pots are going digital – it’s become a matter-of-course to be concerned with security. Analysts estimate there will be more than 200 billion smart wireless devices before … Read more…


Key Observations from the 2016 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

Yet another Gartner Symposium/ITxpo is in the books. The annual analyst conference regularly draws several thousand of the industry’s top CIOs and senior IT executives for a week-long event in Orlando. And each year, the show seems get more business-strategy … Read more…


Cybersecurity: Is Prevention Enough?

Consider the following dilemma: Cybersecurity experts maintain that you can’t prevent everything – so don’t try. However, many security programs devise countermeasures mostly geared toward prevention. This does not make sense.  If prevention is not 100% effective, then trying to … Read more…


Be Alert: Anticipating the Next Big IT Threat

It could happen in an instant. The next cybersecurity breach is just around the corner – and it’s going to be big. According to IDC, roughly one-fourth of the world’s population will be impacted by a security event before the … Read more…

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Analysts Weigh In on Selecting The Right Managed Security Services Provider

The recently published Forrester Wave and IDC Marketscape reports for Managed Security Services highlight the triple bind that enterprises and government agencies find themselves in when it comes to security. Threats continue to proliferate and grow more serious. Skilled security personnel are … Read more…


A Look at the New Forrester Wave for Managed Security Services Providers

The new Forrester Wave: Managed Security Services Providers, North America, Q3 2016 leads off with two key insights. Forrester analyst Jeff Pollard cites the eye-popping number of exhibitors (550+) at this year’s RSA Conference as evidence that security solution choices … Read more…


A Closer Look: CenturyLink Acquires netAura

With research firm Ponemon Institute pegging the average cost of a single data breach at $3.79 million, we fully understand the value of a proactive IT security strategy. Our recent acquisition of IT Security firm netAura fully illustrates this point.