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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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How retailers are protecting against cyberattacks in a post pandemic marketplace

Retail is a sector that was quick to react to the pandemic; launching online stores if the retailer did not already have one, or expanding what they were offering online if they already had a store.  This included the addition of features such as curbside pick-up.  It is estimated the pandemic accelerated the shift to online retail by 5 years.

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NVIDIA Enables Future of Zero-Trust Enterprise Security

New BlueField DPU lineup and DOCA SDK push the boundaries of zero-trust protection; Check Point Software partnership to take on IoT security.

Cloud-minded enterprises face a number of challenges: From hybrid cloud architectures and infrastructure virtualization to multiple levels of attacks and a lack of visibility. Complex issues like these limit an enterprise’s ability to implement effective security strategies.

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Hardening Your Cloud Environment Against DDoS

A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack seeks to exhaust resources in a given infrastructure (nowadays, mostly cloud-based systems), to hinder the operation of its services and applications.

There are different types of DDoS attacks. In volumetric assaults, the target becomes overloaded due to the sudden increase in traffic volume, disrupting it and preventing legitimate users from accessing the service.

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Why Businesses are Turning to Professional Services to Deliver Digital Transformation

Organizations Feeling The Strain

Security breaches are on the rise and IT budgets are stretched. Staffing and skills are at a premium, with high levels of job vacancies and practitioners with sought-after skills being snapped up.

However organizations need to not just “keep the lights running” but also to develop their business. 

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