Have you been the victim of cybercrime? If I asked you that question in 2012, you might have said, “I’m not sure.” But in 2017, I am sure your answer is, “Yes, I’ve been victimized many times.” That’s bad news. I joined SonicWall in 2012 and witnessed firsthand the rise of cybercrime headlines occurring on a monthly, weekly, and now daily basis.
Phishing threats have been around for years. By now anyone can easily detect a fake email, right? Wrong. How confident are you that you wouldn’t divulge your password, credit card info or online identity? Here is a quick refresher on phishing threats and what you can do to protect yourself. What is Phishing?
Cloud applications are not quickly approaching — they’re here. As organizations strive to manage costs and resources, solutions that are affordable, scalable and functionally robust are most appealing. Cloud applications promise to deliver this and more. For these reasons, adoption is accelerating. Microsoft is at the forefront of the cloud application wave.
Join SonicWall at Infosecurity Europe 2017 on the 6-8th of June, Olympia, London, UK – Stand C280. Register now to meet the team and get your free ticket. IT security can’t be an afterthought! It’s at the core of everything organizations do. Without it, they can’t grow, can’t move forward and can’t innovate.
Ransomware attacks have been in the headlines a lot of late. Did you know that 65% of all ransomware attacks happen through phishing emails? Therefore, email security needs to be a major focus when delivering security awareness training. It is likely that future variants of the recent WannaCry ransomware attack will be delivered via phishing emails.
On May 1, 1969, Joni Mitchell released her album, Clouds. In Both Sides Now, she penned these lyrics about the enigmatic nature of clouds: I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down and still somehow It’s cloud’s illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all Exactly forty-eight years later, on May 1, 2017, SonicWall proudly launches Cloud GMS, the Global Management System for its next-generation firewalls.
Join SonicWall at CeBIT 2017 on the 20-24th of March, in Hannover, Germany. With “Experience the Digital Transformation” as this year’s theme, IT Security will be at the forefront of the visitors’ agenda, alongside other leading-edge technologies, such as artificial intelligence, humanoid robots and applications of virtual reality. But security can’t be an afterthought!
I am honored to highlight my esteemed colleague, Steve Pataky, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at SonicWall, who was just named CRN Channel Chief – the Top 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs of 2017. Steve not only brings with him more than 25 years of experience and an industry reputation for architecting and executing global channel and go-to-market strategies, but also a deep and genuine passion for helping partners succeed.
SonicWall Email Security 9.0 with Capture ATP Service is available worldwide today. Leveraging a highly-scalable and redundant architecture, SonicWall Email Security 9.0 integrates with our award-winning Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Service, to deliver a cloud-based, multi-engine sandbox that not only inspects email traffic for suspicious code, but also blocks ransomware, zero-day and other malicious files from entering the network until a verdict is reached.
Ransomware attacks in 2016 grew by 167x year-over-year to 638 million. As today’s malware and ransomware pose ever evolving malicious, zero-day threats, organizations need to defend their network’s beyond their perimeters. SonicWall introduces a powerful defense: the new SonicWall Email Security 9.0 integrates with our award-winning Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Service.