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Topic: Network Security

The Lack of BYOD Security Policies: What's Happening and What Businesses Can Do
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The Lack of BYOD Security Policies: What's Happening and What Businesses Can Do

BYOD isn't a new concept, so why do so many enterprise wireless networks lack the necessary security policies to safely support it? A recent survey conducted by Champion Solutions Group, found that out of 447 businesses that both varied in size and vertical market, over one-half of them didn't have a formal BYOD policy and over a quarter admitted they do not have a proper security approach to supporting BYOD. This is rather concerning considering it's expected that one out of every two businesses will not be able to provide devices to their employees by 2017.

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5 Major Cybersecurity Trends You Should be Prepared for in 2016
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5 Major Cybersecurity Trends You Should be Prepared for in 2016

With every new year comes new technologies, but that new tech also means new security threats. How prepared is your business's network for new cybersecurity threats in 2016? In 2015, IBM and the Ponemon Institute determined the average cost of a data breach to be $3.79 million. We saw plenty of major companies find themselves vulnerable to hackers and data breaches throughout last year, and as data grows, so will the threats.

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4 Smart Ways To Secure Guest Wireless Access To Your Business Network
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4 Smart Ways To Secure Guest Wireless Access To Your Business Network

Many businesses today are scrambling to support the increasing demand for safer and faster guest wireless access to their networks. Wifi users today expect a certain level of access, you can't just throw up some access points anymore and call it a day, you need to deliver an experience to your users that enables mobility and security for both them and your organization.

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4 Things Your Next-Generation Firewall Should Do For You
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4 Things Your Next-Generation Firewall Should Do For You

In the olden days, the line between network security and business contingency fell on two basic choices — either block everything in the interest of network security, or enable everything in the interest of your business; and these choices left little room for compromise. Nowadays, the options have grown considerably, however, these new choices have also brought with them an array of more sophisticated, advanced threats that evade even traditional security mechanisms.

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