General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), familiar with it? It’s Europe’s new data privacy regulation, approved in April 2016 and rolling out May 2018, just 8 months from now, hence the buzz.
Securing customers’ information is becoming more important than ever. Damages from cybercrime are expected to exceed $6 trillion annually by 2021. Malware is constantly evolving; DDoS attacks are on an exponential rise and ransomware is no longer just a threat to enterprise organizations, but to every company that is online.
IoT is on the rise, creating a greater need to secure and manage end points and a perfect opportunity to position security. As connected devices increase on the network, end users need guidance to ensure they are protected. Download our guide to learn the security risks associated with IoT and what solutions to sell, now.
In our line of business, it’s nearly impossible to make it through a work day without reading an article about how IT spending on cloud is accelerating or how more workloads are being moved to cloud environments. We all know how great cloud is and the benefits it can bring to a business, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not always the sole answer. In some cases, including colocation is necessary to ensure the best business outcomes for your customers.
To effectively sell to competitive verticals like healthcare, finance, and retail, you must understand the challenges businesses within them face. Download our guide to uncover these pain points and how to solve them.
The rise of IoT devices has made life more convenient for consumers, but has also made the internet more dangerous for businesses. Just recently, a massive DDoS attack knocked some of the world’s most prominently visited websites offline, including Twitter, Netflix, Reddit, and Amazon. The culprit? A botnet comprised of internet-connected consumer devices like cameras, DVRs, and automated thermostats.
The American public’s awareness of DDoS attacks dramatically exploded this past week to a reality that is affecting their personal, everyday lives. Previous attacks – like the DDoS attack on the NSA – garnered media coverage and brought the effects of DDoS into the periphery of everyday citizens.
Massive DDoS attacks have become too common in today’s internet landscape. Just the other week, some of world’s most trafficked websites, including Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, and Netflix, were crippled by a heinous assault on their DNS provider. Three separate influxes of traffic were sent from thousands of connected devices, causing performance issues and outages throughout the day.
With the increasing rate of DDoS attacks, now is an opportune time to speak with your customers and identify the right network-based security protocols and solutions needed to protect their business. Download our overview of DDoS to learn its implications, how to prevent attacks and qualifying questions to ask your customers.
As you saw in the other week, no company is too large to fall victim to a cyber-attack. Because threats continue to grow in frequency, magnitude, and complexity, organizations of all sizes need a security solution that constantly improves itself to combat advanced attacks. Level 3’s Adaptive Network Security (ANS) effectively does this, even if a business is receiving network solutions from another provider.
Southwest Airlines suffered an outage in July, grounding its fleet nationwide and cancelling more than 2,300 flights. The culprit was determined to be a lone router at Southwest’s Love Field data center, causing an estimated $54mm outage cost to the company according to The Dallas Morning News.
40% of businesses do not reopen after a disaster. Protect your customers from catastrophes with the right Disaster Recovery solution, whether it is on or off-premise, physical or virtual, Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) can restore normal operations in minutes. Download our selling guide and learn how to start the conversation with your customers.
With cybersecurity concerns growing across virtually every industry, it’s critical for you as a consultant to be able to point your customers to best protection. According to the Information Systems Audit and Control Association’s (ISACA) 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report, only 38 percent of worldwide organizations claim they are prepared to handle a sophisticated cyberattack, meaning your customers are likely vulnerable.
Masergy’s patented technology and continuous expert monitoring protects global enterprises from advanced cyber threats. Our Unified Enterprise Security (UES) technology leverages sophisticated machine learning and big data analytics. UES can be deployed standalone, or integrated with existing security systems, to deliver continuous prediction, protection, and detection of advanced cyber threats.
We know IT.
We understand the pain. We’re a business too.
We know IT.
We understand the pain. We’re a business too.
Yes TBI is a technology distributor. Yes we know the latest technologies and work with all the leading providers. But when it comes down to it, we’re still a business. Just like your customers.
We grow, our needs change, our workforce fluctuates, we implement new strategic initiatives and navigate budget constraints. From time to time we need to take a look at our own IT infrastructure and evaluate.
Because we’re facing the same pain points as your customers, we’re sharing our technology challenges, solutions and outcomes.
The staggering number of data breaches is shining a spotlight on deficiencies in healthcare security. Recognizing their mistakes many health organizations are creating a line of defense to protect confidential patient health information (PHI).
Cloud-computing continues to shift the technology landscape, and the demand for cloud security seems to be growing. Still the debate continues as to whether the cloud is in fact secure. See how the experts are weighing in with these articles focused on cloud-based security and the protection it offers.