Author Archives: WhizPR

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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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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Teaming up with INTERPOL to combat COVID-19 threats

If the past couple of months have taught us anything, it’s that partnerships matter in times of crisis. We’re better, stronger and more resilient when we work together. Specifically, public-private partnerships matter in cybersecurity, which is why Trend Micro is always happy to reach out across industry, academia and law enforcement to offer its expertise.

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How does it feel to be robbed?

Guest blog by Rense Buijen, Technical Director Trend Mico 

Imagine that you are not at home the coming weekend; maybe you are visiting a friend or staying at your parents. Maybe you are on vacation, who knows. Now imagine that someone breaks into your home, ravages trough your personal belongings such as your photos, documents, maybe even the stuff of your kids. How does that feel? Continue reading