Endpoint security: beyond protection

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Think your endpoint security is enough to guard against today’s advanced targeted attacks? You may need to think again.

In security circles, endpoint protection has been “old news” for a few years. There’s no doubt it’s needed, but many companies—facing the veritable onslaught of malicious attacks from an increasing number of vectors—have logically stepped back and looked at the bigger security picture, turning to technology to secure the network as a whole (and often the cloud). A holistic view of security is smart, but is it time to once again look closer at securing the endpoint?

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6 Tips for Increasing the Portability of Your Hybrid Cloud Security Strategy

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Security should be a high priority in any scenario, however, and strategies for hybrid cloud environments must take into account the potential for frequent movement of data between public clouds as well as between public and private clouds. Here are six factors to consider to ensure that your security strategy is portable across all services and service providers.

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Big Data: How to prepare for a new era of intelligence

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According to International Data Corp (IDC), nearly 1 in 3 Canadian organizations will begin either experimenting with Big Data or will enter the proof-of-concept stage this year. A further 1 in 5 will progress beyond that point into production. This is indicative of the fact that Big Data has reached an inflection point in the country and is transitioning rapidly into the mainstream.

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