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The activereach blog offers education and inspiration in #security and #connectivity. Our aim is to share vital knowledge with business professionals across all functions – so that they can understand the impact of emerging technology trends and gain insight into how these could be adopted in their organisations.

All content is our own, created by our salesteam, support engineers, tech consultants, and directors. We also pick the best of our technology partners’ blogs, re-published with their kind permission. Opinions expressed are the authors’ own. Comments gratefully received at marketing@activereach.net.

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Sharon Holland

The dizzying speeds of development in today’s technologies create more opportunities for cybercriminals than ever before.  Each year we are seeing more and more challenges in the fight against cybercrime.  With so many potential targets in the IT environment: on-premise networks, cloud, mobile, and IoT devices, there are many areas that could provide a vulnerability for a cybercriminal to take advantage of.

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Tackle the Data Deluge Problem for Better Cybersecurity

This month we are sharing a blog from our partner eSentire that takes a look at how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help you deal with data security.

Tap AI and ML to scan security and threat logs as part of a two-pronged approach to security and threat detection

We’re now in a machine-scale world, where the scale, complexity and dynamism of data exceeds human capacity to keep up with it.

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Why Financial Services needs Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Sharon Holland

Financial Services Still A Prime Target

Despite spending many millions of pounds on security, financial services organizations continue to be one of the top targets for cybercriminals, with cyber-incident reports from the UK finance sector increasing by 1,000% in 2018.  The access to the vast amounts of money that the financial industry trades and controls, along with the sensitive personal information they store, continues to make them a prime target.

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Cyber Security Threats in a Digitally Transformed World

John Clark

The trend for digital systems replacing older technology is far from new. In the past, when newspapers moved from a traditional, labour intensive approach where typesetters had a job for life, to computer aided production, we probably would have termed it “replacing with new technology”. However, the rate at which the current wave of “digital transformation”, as we now term it, is sweeping through many industries is hugely significant, both in its effect on those companies involved and in the way it exposes them to threats and vulnerabilities in today’s Internet connected world.

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