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Worldwide IT Spending to Grow in 2021 Despite Effects of Global Pandemic

Digital Transformation Offsets the Negative Effect on IT Spending due to COVID-19.

Gartner forecasts that Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2021, an increase of 6.2% from 2020.  This is a reversal of the decline in spending of 3.2% seen in 2020 as CIOs prioritized spending on “mission-critical” technology and services at the start of the pandemic.

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How activereach Used DNS-Layer Protection To Secure Their Retail Client’s Stores And Users

Our Client:

Fabb Furniture is the leading regional furniture and carpet retailer in the UK with an established base in the East of England where it has traded for over 40 years.

With 22 sites defined requiring protection, visibility and control of their network, activereach proposed Cisco Umbrella as the solution.

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Why You Need Attack Surface Management (ASM)

Attack Surface Management (ASM) is an important part of your security profile, but before we get into exactly why you need it let’s just cover off what an Attack Surface is.

What is a cyber-attack surface?

attack surfaceAn organization’s total attack surface is all the exploitable vulnerabilities that you have on your network (these can be both known and unknown). 

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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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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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