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VPN vs. Zero Trust

VPN vs. Zero Trust

There's lots of talk about zero trust these days, much of it centered on how it compares with legacy VPN technology. VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, have been around for quite some time. But in their legacy form, remote access ...
Is User Authentication Sufficient?

Is User Authentication Sufficient?

Garrett Bekker III Principal Research Analyst, Information Security at 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence @gabekker   The evolution of the cybersecurity market has been to a great extent driven by the ...
All About Consumer VPN

All About Consumer VPN

As a frequent contributor and daily reader of r/VPN on Reddit, I see a lot of consumer VPN questions for vendors like NordVPN, ExpressVPN, OpenVPN, and Private Internet Access (PIA). Let’s look at a few use cases for these and a few ...
Being a CSO in a Security Start-up

Being a CSO in a Security Start-up

We all work in companies that have customers. As CSOs, we have to protect the business and reduce risk, however in a series B startup that makes security-based products and services, I know my role is different. If I worked in a ...
Enabling BYOD and Unregistered Devices

Enabling BYOD and Unregistered Devices

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday out of the way and the holidays right around the corner, IT folks are preparing to get the usual “new device” calls and helpdesk tickets. With over $9B spent on Black Friday itself, you can pretty ...
The Dreaded SaaS Downtime

The Dreaded SaaS Downtime

The more prospects I talk to, the more I hear about the dreaded SaaS downtime. Downtime isn’t just an inconvenience. Organizations count on SaaS vendors to ensure certain levels of uptime, so that the organizations themselves can ...
Securing RDP

Securing RDP

RDP Introduction Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft which provides a user with a graphical interface to connect to a Windows-based computer over a network connection. The user employs RDP ...