Despite the dramatic increase in IT security spending over the last decade, we continue to see a similar increase in the number and the cost of IT security breaches. Consider that Gartner estimates that IT security spending will soar from $75 billion-plus in 2015 to $101 billion in 2018. And similar research firm Markets and Markets sees the cybersecurity market hitting $170 billion by 2020.
With the devastating rise of targeted, evasive, zero-day threats hitting IT infrastructures, computers, individuals and their devices, it is critical to have a multi-layer and revolutionary security solution. Today, at RSA Conference 2016, Feb. 29-Mar. 4 in San Francisco, we have launched the SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Service, our multi-engine or triple layer approach, which advances sandboxing beyond detection to deliver end-to-end prevention.
Today, we released the 2016 Security Annual Threat Report leveraging work by the SonicWall Threat Research Team. The annual report always raises questions from our customers and partners trying to understand what this means to them as they continually evolve their security posture. When it comes to a discussion around the big breaches, I always hear statements like “I am not big enough to target” or “I am in a different industry” or “my environment is not as complex.” However, targeting does not necessarily mean a single company.
Email security is critical to protect your email from threats including spam, phishing attacks and malware. What’s more, government regulations now hold businesses and organizations accountable for protecting confidential data, ensuring it is not leaked and ensuring the secure exchange of email containing sensitive customer data or confidential information. Contech Engineering Frees up IT Resources with SonicWall Hosted Email Security Contech Engineered Solutions needed a better way to control spam and viruses, which IT spent too much time managing.
There’s been talk in the U.S. recently about increasing broadband speeds which is good news for many. “As consumers adopt and demand more from their platforms and devices, the need for broadband will increase,” FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn recently said when the agency voted to change the definition of broadband. “What is crystal clear to me is that the broadband speeds of yesteryear are woefully inadequate today and beyond.” Businesses in particular stand to benefit as the use of bandwidth-intensive applications such as file sharing, collaboration apps and social media by employees continues to grow.