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3 Benefits of Red Hat for SMBs

As small and medium businesses (SMBs) adopt a cloud-first approach to technology that includes complex models, such as hybrid and multicloud, they face new challenges. These challenges include how to manage a complex and distributed infrastructure at scale, achieve end-to-end automation, and develop and test cloud-native apps.

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5 Best Practices for SIEM Implementation

Security incident and event management (SIEM) is emerging as a must-have technology because of the push toward a Zero Trust approach to IT security. SIEM allows companies to achieve the network visibility needed to detect, identify, and respond to threats. Today’s SIEM solutions have evolved to include built-in advanced analytics and the ability to protect cloud environments and endpoints from internal and external threats. 

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How to Make Your Backup Data Ransomware-Proof

Research shows that ransomware presents a formidable and increasing threat to companies’ backup data, causing most of the recoveries conducted by managed backup and disaster recovery services providers. The Achilles heel of backup data is that companies must use a multilayered approach to security to combat evolving ransomware attacks.

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Why Major Players Are Investing in the SIEM Industry

Security incident and event management (SIEM) has been getting a lot of attention lately from major players in the technology market. Among the companies investing in SIEM by offering solutions are IBM, HP, Dell, LogRhythm, McAfee, Splunk, AlienVault, BlackStratus, EventTracker, Fortinet, Micro Focus, SolarWinds, Symantec, Tenable Network Security, TIBCO Software, Trustwave, and ZOHO Corp.

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Top 5 Security Benefits of Multi-factor Authentication

Using passwords and PINs for access control has long been a source of humor, from George Costanza on Seinfeld choosing BOSCO as his ATM PIN to jokes about setting 1234 or ABCD as passwords.

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What Is Zero Trust Security?

Fighting the sophisticated threats in today’s risk landscape requires more than just security tools. To defend against both external and internal risks, your company must develop a cybersecurity strategy. A security strategy helps to shape the way your security solutions work together, creating a more comprehensive approach to preventing risk.

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Why Your Company Should Use Air Gaps for IT Security

Many companies make the mistake of taking a reactive approach to security, remediating an attack after it occurs. After a ransomware attack, this means recovering data that has been encrypted and systems that have been locked. Instead, your business should focus on preventing an attack, making recovery unnecessary.

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How to Build a Cybersecurity Framework

To defend against today’s sophisticated cyberattacks, companies need more than security tools. Instead, they must design a security strategy that allows them to take a proactive and preventative approach to fighting cybercrime.

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How to Achieve Data Resiliency in a Digital World

The research group Digital Society defines the digital world as a place in which technologies have become an integral part of the way we live our lives, making life easier and more efficient.

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5 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Best Practices

Technology market experts IDC reported that hyperconverged systems have been the main source of growth in the converged systems market, showing marked acceleration in the last quarter of 2020. Technology news site TheNextPlatform attributes the health of the HCI market to its evolution from being used for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to being seen as a platform for modern workloads, including hybrid cloud and containerization.

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