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The Internet is Broken

This month we are sharing a blog from our partner Netskope.

You’ve probably heard at one point or another the cliché that the internet is broken. It’s no secret that the underlying infrastructure that businesses around the world use to access cloud applications and data is flawed and wasn’t built with today’s scale in mind.

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Data Breach costs are increasing – what’s the impact of COVID?

Data breaches have far-reaching consequences, causing financial losses and long-lasting reputational damage. Despite increasing worldwide spending on IT security products and services, breaches and malicious attacks continue to grow.  As organizations try to recover from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, these breaches are dramatically impacting the bottom line.

A recent report published by IBM Security, Cost of A Data Breach Report 2020, revealed that worldwide, the cost of a data breach is going up.

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activereach Shakes up SaaS Market with New Monthly Payment Plans

Now, more than ever, businesses are keeping an eye on every penny they spend.  Whilst savings can be made by shelving or reducing the projects this not how businesses want to proceed.  To help businesses continue to invest in IT without significantly impacting their cash flow activereach is launching a pioneering new programme, activeFINANCE, enabling businesses to spread the cost of 1, 3 and 5-year licences via a monthly or quarterly payment plan.

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How Financing a SaaS Solution Has Come Full Circle

Paying for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions has significantly evolved in the last few years. While some SaaS offerings are available on a month-to-month basis, most deals now offer a discount for signing up for multi-year contracts. This offers the opportunity to lock in much lower prices – but usually only if you have the cash/funds to pay for it upfront.

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Grey outlook for cloud security

Sharon Holland

Gartner’s latest report, Managing Privileged Access in Cloud Infrastructure, estimates that within the next 3 years, three-quarters of security incidents in the cloud will involve mismanagement of identities, access and privilege.  This equates to a 50% increase and will make it the number one reason for cloud security failures.

As businesses move more and more data and services to the cloud, protecting cloud infrastructure is vital.

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How Covid-19 has changed the cyber-threat landscape

Even before Covid-19 the cybersecurity threat landscape was evolving at a frightening pace.  The combination of people spending more time online and their uncertainty around the elements of the pandemic and its consequences has played right into the hands of cybercriminals.  Now threat actors are taking full advantage of Covid-19 with a vast portfolio of scams, including ransomware and phishing campaigns.

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