A cloud security conversation with the SMB

Did you know 72% of data breaches worldwide the previous year occurred at companies with 100 or fewer employees — a 63 percent increase. However, with unified security solutions, small businesses can gain enterprise-class safeguards at an affordable price. In a conversation with an IT director from an SMB, we discuss why the cloud makes sense for companies with limited resources and modest budgets.

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The Cloud Guide to PCI Compliance for Retailers

PCI (Payment Card Industry) enforces Data Security Standards that looks to ensure that ALL companies that process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. This can be a burdensome task unless retailer can leverage the cloud. This article takes a look at some of the requirements and how they translate into compliance best practices when managed from the cloud.

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Is your security initiative “one inch into a mile”?

IT spends untold millions of dollars, thousands of man hours for technology designed to solve solutions, but because of complexity, budget shortfalls, lack of expertise or a myriad of other gremlins, too many initiatives never realize their potential. That was before cloud computing and more specifically, cloud based security provided a flexible option that eliminates Cap Ex and promotes ROI (through immediate realization of functionality) from Day One. How can you find ROI if  73% of major software implementations don’t get past phase one.

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Do you want to know what you don’t know?

Too many IT departments take the stance of “I’ll worry about it when I have to worry about it.” Problem with security issues is, by then it’s too late. Often times maintaining the status quo is as dangerous as doing nothing at all.  It is truly unfortunate how many are lulled into a state of complacency.  The problem with IT security is that it’s an ever-evolving and moving target. And to take a step forward, you must recognize what you know and what you don’t.

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