Sponsor: Avast Software

Burnout in the IT Security Industry

This white paper examines how small and mid-sized businesses view IT security and the trend towards utilizing outside sources for IT services.

Topics in the white paper cover:

  • Price sensitivity and competition in the IT security industry

  • How operations are moving the cloud and what that means for IT service providers

  • Opportunities for security providers and manufacturers

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The Importance of Having a CISO Strategy for Small Business IT Teams

Avast CISO, Jaya Baloo, Discusses Cybersecurity Solutions for Today’s Businesses

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to businesses. Some may have a full IT team on staff. Others may not, and many are limited by resources and budget. With cyberattacks targeting small to mid-sized businesses at an all-time high, it’s critical for IT consultants and service providers to be having those conversations with SMBs about enterprise grade security protection, tailored exactly to their needs.

In an interview with Richard Tubb, the IT Business Growth Expert, Jaya Baloo covers:

  • The best ways to present cybersecurity to SMBs and explain its importance

  • The biggest cyber threats faced by SMBs today and the best defense strategy

  • How SMBs with limited budgets and/or IT resources can still stay protected

  • The importance of a response plan in case an SMB is impacted by a cyber attack

  • The future of the cybersecurity landscape and the role of emerging technologies

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Navigating the Evolving Network Perimeter

While legacy security applications did their part in the past, they no longer serve an increasingly cloud-powered digital world. Even encryption alone isn’t enough and has been used by cyberattackers to conceal and deliver threats.

  • Find out how and why encryption is a security measure that could easily backfire

  • Learn about the new alternative to on-premise hardware and firewalls

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Software Patches: The Seatbelt of Cybersecurity

Similar to a seatbelt, keeping software updated through patch management is a crucial security feature. However, the complications of patching in the past have led many IT managers and business owners to opt out of patching altogether. In this white paper, we’ll cover:

  • Why many experts recognize patch management's importance yet still opt out

  • How modern patch management solutions address common patching issues

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Modernize Your Cybersecurity Now: 10 Reasons Why and 10 Ways To Take Action

Is your business or IT team doing all it can to secure devices? With users connecting from anywhere and network perimeters dissolving, this year has quickly turned in to one of the most transformational years for cybersecurity. Now is the time to ensure your security is modernized and ready to take on the latest attack methods.

This white paper will walk you through:

  • Why it's crucial to modernize your cybersecurity, especially in 2020

  • Tangible ways to implement security that will establish protection today and in the future

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Embracing the New Normal – SMB Guide to a Secure Digital Transformation

Digital transformation will always be a delicate balance of improved processes and increased risk. SMBs are at particular risk for data breaches and compromised information during their digital transformation if they fail to increase their security in tandem.

This whitepaper will discuss the current risks in digital transformation that make SMBs particularly vulnerable to attack, as well as the three essential steps of managed security services to mitigate them. The appropriate level of proactive security and monitoring will keep customers from overspending on security, or the steep cost of a data breach. In particular, this paper will cover:

  • Why a digital transformation makes SMBs an attractive target to bad players

  • Critical vulnerabilities of the various aspects of expanded technology

  • How to protect your customer’s data, as well as your devices and people

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The Importance of Having a CISO Strategy for Small Business IT Teams

Avast CISO, Jaya Baloo, Discusses Cybersecurity Solutions for Today’s Businesses

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to businesses. Some may have a full IT team on staff. Others may not, and many are limited by resources and budget. With cyberattacks targeting small to mid-sized businesses at an all-time high, it’s critical for IT consultants and service providers to be having those conversations with SMBs about enterprise grade security protection, tailored exactly to their needs.

In an interview with Richard Tubb, the IT Business Growth Expert, Jaya Baloo covers:

  • The best ways to present cybersecurity to SMBs and explain its importance
  • The biggest cyber threats faced by SMBs today and the best defense strategy
  • How SMBs with limited budgets and/or IT resources can still stay protected
  • The importance of a response plan in case an SMB is impacted by a cyber attack
  • The future of the cybersecurity landscape and the role of emerging technologies

View Now

Navigating the Evolving Network Perimeter

While legacy security applications did their part in the past, they no longer serve an increasingly cloud-powered digital world. Even encryption alone isn’t enough and has been used by cyberattackers to conceal and deliver threats.

  • Find out how and why encryption is a security measure that could easily backfire
  • Learn about the new alternative to on-premise hardware and firewallls

View Now

Software Patches: The Seatbelt of Cybersecurity

Similar to a seatbelt, keeping software updated through patch management is a crucial security feature. However, the complications of patching in the past have led many IT managers and business owners to opt out of patching altogether.

In this white paper, we’ll cover:

  • Why many experts recognize patch management's importance yet still opt out
  • How modern patch management solutions address common patching issues

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Modernize Your Cybersecurity Now: 10 Reasons Why and 10 Ways To Take Action

Is your business or IT team doing all it can to secure devices? With users connecting from anywhere and network perimeters dissolving, this year has quickly turned in to one of the most transformational years for cybersecurity. Now is the time to ensure your security is modernized and ready to take on the latest attack methods.

This white paper will walk you through:

  • Why a digital transformation makes businesses an attractive target to bad players
  • Critical vulnerabilities of the various aspects of expanded technology
  • How to protect business data, as well as devices and people

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The IT Security Guide to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation will always be a delicate balance of improved processes and increased risk. Businesses are at risk of experiencing a data breaches or security incident during a full digital transformation if they fail to increase their security in tandem.

This white paper will discuss the current risks in a digital transformation that make businesses particularly vulnerable to attack, as well as the three essential steps IT teams can take to mitigate them.
The appropriate level of proactive security and monitoring will keep businesses from overspending on security, or the steep cost of a data breach.

In particular, this paper will cover:

  • Why a digital transformation makes businesses an attractive target to bad players
  • Critical vulnerabilities of the various aspects of expanded technology
  • How to protect business data, as well as devices and people

View Now