With a large number of employees working from home during the pandemic, commercial clients need some way of assigning a risk score to the cyber exposure posed by their users, software applications, and hardware devices, a Canadian information technology security expert suggests.
“In this day and age, many organizations are using SaaS [software as a service] applications and cloud apps,” Antoine Saikaley, technical director of IT security vendor Trend Micro Canada, said in a recent interview.
It’s easy to forget that cybersecurity is fundamentally about people. Attacks are launched by threat actors, phishing emails are opened by employees, and it is your SecOps team that tries, detects, and responds to increasing volumes of these threats. As good as technology systems are, we haven’t reached a point where this defensive work can be automated. So, what happens when your most precious resource, your security team, feels overwhelmed by their workload?
Organizations hit by a ransomware attack face a plethora of encrypted data and a hefty price tag to retrieve it. And many find that whether they pay the ransom or not, the attacks are extremely costly.
Trend Micro announced that it will transform its partner program to provide more cloud resources, services, and rewards for its partners through added discounts for enabling businesses and organizations to strengthen its public cloud security. The goal of the refreshed program is to make it more profitable for partners that closely work with clients to deploy cloud security services being offered by Trend Micro through its authorized distributors and through the AWS Marketplace or the AWS Consulting Partner Private Offer program.