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83% of successful ransomware attacks feature double or triple extortion tactics

New Venafi research shows that ransomware attackers are regularly exfiltrating data, circumventing ‘restore from backup’ safety measures.

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Checkmarx appoints Vice President of Worldwide Channels and Alliances

Channel and alliances veteran Mark Osmond to grow channel ecosystem relationships by tapping into rapidly growing application security testing market.

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StorCentric’s Retrospect adds Anomaly Detection

Retrospect has introduced Retrospect Backup 18.5, featuring new anomaly detection, customizable filtering and thresholds, and enhanced ransomware protection to help businesses quickly detect and protect against malicious attacks. With deeper Microsoft Azure Blob integration for Immutable Backups and integrated cloud bucket creation, Retrospect Backup 18.5’s anomaly detection and ransomware protect bolsters StorCentric's data-centric security approach to organizations’ critical infrastructure.

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Employees feel ‘new normal’ has left them more vulnerable to cyberthreats

A fifth of employees believe their organisation has held back from modernising its processes with new technologies during the pandemic.

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Dynatrace adds real-time attack detection and blocking

Industry’s first solution that unifies multicloud observability and advanced AIOps with real-time vulnerability management and defense.

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Palo Alto Networks launches PAN-OS 10.2 Nebula

Latest upgrade of industry-leading PAN-OS software leverages cloud compute to detect highly evasive threats more quickly and effectively than anything previously available.

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Infinidat upgrades InfiniGuard Platform

InfiniGuard delivers significant updates for modern data protection, disaster recovery, and business continuity, while strengthening cyber resilience with InfiniSafe.

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Binalyze secures $10.4 million in seed funding for enterprise forensics platform

Binalyze enables enterprises to respond to cyber breaches in real-time which dramatically speeds up investigations and remediation; this funding will expand the platform’s capabilities.

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Working from home increases ‘digital anxiety’

Two-thirds of remote workers reported worrying about their online security and privacy, even if nothing is wrong.

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Qualys launches Context XDR

New XDR solution built on the highly scalable Qualys Cloud Platform combines native asset and vulnerability risk context with endpoint telemetry and third-party logs for effective threat detection and response.

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HelpSystems launches Global Channel Programme

Renee Ritter appointed as the Programme’s Managing Director.

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Channel partners failing to realise importance of sustainability credentials when winning new business

Survey reveals that 10% of channel respondents have failed to demonstrate sustainability pedigree and have lost business as a result.

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Glasswall extends Premier Partner Programme

Glasswall has announced four major distribution agreements as part of an expansion of its Premier Partner Programme. Its new channel partners include Data Aly (Greece), NewChannel (Benelux), Future Time (Italy) and Co.Next (Central and South East Europe).

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Remote work creates security gap

New assessment shows that organizations have not implemented security solutions that ensure best-in-class connectivity and security for remote employees.

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Juniper Networks delivers Secure Edge

Juniper Secure Edge delivers new capabilities, including Firewall-as-a-Service, to enable organizations to transition seamlessly and securely to a SASE architecture.

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Videos

Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.
Nick Smith, Business Development Manager at Genetec, discusses the changing role of physical security as it impacts IT infrastructure, identifying some key trends. He also details the company’s recent Streamvault Edge launch and highlights the particular physical security challenges faced by the data centre sector.

Expert Opinions

Three Key Considerations for Adopting a Hybrid IT Model By Nick Sewell, UK Head of Software Development, Expleo.
Hybrid IT solutions are quickly becoming a widely accepted essential for an organization’s digital transformation. Despite its necessity, many organizations lack confidence in implementing a hybrid IT infrastructure successfully across on-premise, cloud, edge and software as a service (SaaS) settings. Here, Martin Thunman, co-founder and CEO of hybrid integration expert Crosser, explores why and how organizations should implement a hybrid IT strategy.
Hybrid IT – avoiding the pitfalls and reaping the benefits By Omkar Nisal, Managing Director – UK & Ireland at Wipro Limited.
Rock the boat By Adrian McGrath, Client Partner and Strategic Digital Transformation Lead at UST.