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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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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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