“It’s a tragedy.” At least that is what we are told. Time and time again, when bad things happen, we hear the same things replayed over and over again, or “what could we’ve done to prevent this,” or “we didn’t know.” In life, this can be an honest reaction to certain things.
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.
The 2017 SonicWall Annual Threat Report, published last week, covers the evolution of the cybersecurity landscape through 2016. Based on the data from the SonicWall Capture Labs Threat network, the report highlights the advances of the criminal and the defense sides of the global cyber security landscape. For example, law enforcement apprehended the writers of the popular Angler exploit kit and POS malware dropped significantly, as the industry adopted better security practices and technology.
Last week my colleague, John Gordineer posted a blog entitled “Seven layers of protection from hacked websites“. This blog goes further in examining how you can be protected from threats that can emerge from the other side of the globe. If you have kids, you often find out that a virus is running through the school when your child comes home with it.