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Posts tagged: security

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Apr, 16

Ingram Micro Adds SiteLock to Its Growing Cloud Portfolio in North America

In May of 2015 the United States Internal Revenue Service was hacked, breaching an estimated 114,000 American taxpayer accounts. Later that year, the number of breached accounts was revised to roughly 334,000 accounts. In February of 2016 that number was revised upward again to an astounding 724,000. Cyberattacks are real, and real steps need to […]

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Nov, 15

Detect Advanced Threats in Microsoft Office 365 with Trend Micro™ Cloud App Security

As more businesses move towards cloud-based enterprise applications like Microsoft Office 365, the importance of implementing adequate cloud security measures becomes top of mind as well. While Microsoft Office 365 includes default security features, some users may prefer additional protection with email software and collaboration tools like OneDrive and SharePoint. Today, Ingram Micro is proud […]

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Nov, 15

Ingram Micro Expands Distribution Agreement with Acronis

With nearly one million new malware threats released every day*, companies of all sizes struggle to fend off these malicious and highly sophisticated cyber threats and attacks. As the threat of data loss from security breaches and system failures continues to rise, many organizations are turning to cloud and hybrid cloud solutions to protect their […]

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Nov, 15

What Measures Organizations Should Implement to Secure their Cloud

In our opinion, the most challenging aspect of security not only rests in its requirement for a multi-layered technical approach, but the awareness and involvement needed from everyone in the organization. To get the obvious out the way, we highly recommend every organization has endpoint security, anti-spam, message archiving, and firewall and perimeter defense (such […]

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Sep, 14

Why You Shouldn’t Dismiss the “Most-Hyped Technology of 2014”

I remember early in my IT writing career covering the AIDC (automatic identification and data collection) space and hearing about RFID (radio frequency identification). I was certain that by 2005, barcodes would be ancient history and everything would be automated thanks to RFID tags and transponders. Nearly 10 years later, barcodes are still the de facto standard […]

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Feb, 13

Agentless Security Next Step For Cloud

What, you’ve never heard of it? Well, neither had I until I read this article in CloudTweaks. According to the piece, agentless security is a “dynamic security solution that harnesses the power of cloud technology to monitor computers and smart devices without the aid of a physical agent or deployable monitoring protocol.” OK, that makes […]

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Feb, 13

Payment Card Industry Council Addresses the Cloud

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has finally released an updated set of security guidelines for merchants, this one addressing the role and use of cloud. When PCI requirements were first unveiled, cloud service providers (CSP) weren’t on anyone’s radar. The guidelines were intended for merchant data centers, but as those data repositories […]

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Jan, 13

Finding Your Way Through The Cloud Legal Maze

From the beginning of the cloud trend, legal questions have swirled around cloud and the contracts signed between cloud providers, solution providers and even end users. Recently, researchers nailed down some of those elusive legal concerns and published their findings in the Stanford Technology Law Review. Thankfully, the folks at Forbes actually read that document, […]

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Jan, 13

Where Does Government’s “Cloud First” Policy Stand?

Two years ago, the federal government’s Office of Management and Budget established a policy requiring federal agencies to give first preference to the cloud with all new IT spending. But according to a recent investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), compliance is not going so smoothly. As noted in this TechTarget article, “These findings […]

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Dec, 12

A Toast To Security

You simply can’t talk about the future of cloud without touching on security. Long an inhibitor to adoption, most cloud security concerns about shared infrastructure and data in transit have eased over the last year or two, but don’t think cloud security conversations are over. Rather, cloud security requirements continue to redefine the current standards. […]

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