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When the business around you changes, you need to respond

In recent years – and especially in the past few months – IT has changed dramatically. While everything used to happen on premises in the secure perimeter of the office network, companies are now migrating more and more data, workloads and applications to a cloud environment. This transition and a changing demand from end customers are forcing the distribution and partner landscape to adapt as well. In such a changing environment, security is extremely important. And partners are needed more than ever.

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HQs in the cloud: the case for security as enabler has never been stronger

Our CEO, Eva Chen, predicted recently that the Covid-19 experience will change organisations for good. This is to be largely welcomed. It will help us “fix antiquated processes” and increase remote working, which is good for staff productivity and work-life balance. One other prediction of Eva’s stuck in our minds: the idea that company headquarters in the future will be “located in the cloud”.

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The Zero Day Initiative: Working Hard to Secure the Connected World

Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) has for 15 years been promoting coordinated vulnerability disclosure through what is now the world’s largest vendor-agnostic bug bounty program. Much of this work goes on behind the scenes, with little fanfare. But it’s vital work nonetheless in helping to secure the connected world, whilst providing early protection for Trend Micro/TippingPoint customers.

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Charting the changes in cybercrime over the past five years

The cybercrime economy is one of the runaway success stories of the 21st century — at least, for those who participate in it. Estimates claim it could be worth over $1trillion annually, more than the GDP of many countries. Part of that success is due to its ability to evolve and shift as the threat landscape changes. Trend Micro has been profiling the underground cybercrime community for several years. And over the past five, we’ve seen a major shift to new platforms, communications channels, products and services, as trust on the dark web erodes and new market demands emerge.

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Untangling the complex web of corporate cloud security threats

In the third quarter of 2019 the cloud market reached an important tipping point. With public cloud spending soaring by 24% from the previous quarter, over half of all IT vendor revenues from infrastructure came from cloud rather than on-premises, according to IDC. The message was clear: cloud computing has become the new normal in IT. 

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