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Fact Checking Cyber Security’s 7 Scariest Urban Legends

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 18, 2018

The weeks leading up to Halloween have always been perfect for retelling urban legends and other scary tales. Since October is also National Cyber Security Awareness Month, these stories don’t only have to focus on creeping monsters and vengeful spirits. Instead, they can be about truly terrifying things, like the hacker who, it turns out, was […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 Recap: 4 Must-Hear Announcements

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 10, 2018

Last month, technology professionals from more than 100 countries gathered in Orlando, FL for Microsoft Ignite 2018. As is always the case with Microsoft’s annual showcase, the event wasn’t hurting for headline-grabbing news. So, with the help of our cloud and workspace team, let’s recap the week’s biggest stories and consider the impact they could […]

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Cisco AMP Optimization Checklist: 7 Steps to Take Now

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 22, 2018

Let’s say you have Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) keeping an eye on your corporate network – so you’re good, right? After all, AMP promises to be a cyber security difference-maker, catching the 1% of threats legacy defensive tools miss. Here’s the thing, even though AMP can absolutely be the missing piece that helps your […]

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Strategy Tuned to Modern Threats?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 13, 2018

If your organization’s disaster recovery strategy received a grade, what score would it get? As we referenced in a recent blog (5 Signs a Data Center Modernization Project is in Your Future), a sizable number of businesses might not be happy with their marks. According to the research featured in that post, only 27% of […]

GDPR Compliance: What You Need to Know - and Do

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| August 3, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 9: GDPR Compliance: What You Need to Know – and Do (Part 1) Sit down with the Arraya Insights Radio team for a part one of our podcast on the nuts and bolts of GDPR compliance as well as its global impact. In this episode, Arraya’s Contract Specialist J.D. Bridges and […]

Encryption-Based Cyber Attacks Are Increasing: How to Stay Safe

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 26, 2018

Encryption’s popularity has gone through the roof over the past few years, however, it may not be the cyber security silver bullet some hope. The volume of encrypted traffic traversing the web has increased roughly 90% each year since 2015. If those year-over-year growth patterns hold true, Gartner forecasts that, come 2019, 80% of all […]

Overconfidence and 7 Other Deadly SMB Cyber Security Sins

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 20, 2018

A gap seems to be forming between what businesses believe about their cyber resiliency and the reality of the situation. Actually, calling it a gap may be underselling it. In its report titled Cyber Security: Can Overconfidence Lead to an Extinction Event?, Solar Winds found 87% of businesses rate their cyber security defenses as “average or […]

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Coming to America? California Passes GDPR Copycat Bill

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 12, 2018

GDPR only went into effect in late May, but it’s already inspired like-minded data privacy legislation on this side of the Atlantic. California, America’s technological heartland, recently signed off on a law that will give consumers greater control over their personal data. Much like GDPR before it, the new law’s impact could be widespread. While […]

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3 Cyber Security Fundamentals Often Overlooked During M&As

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 29, 2018

Businesses have made cyber security an integral part of their M&A processes – so why are so many issues going unnoticed? Consider one study in which the vast majority (80%) of businesses agreed cyber security had become a critical part of M&A due diligence 1. However, in that same survey, more than one-third of businesses admitted […]

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Cyber Security Worst Practices – 9 Must-Break User Habits

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 5, 2018

People can be a business’s greatest asset, but they can also be its biggest cyber security liability. Cyber criminals are drawn to the path of least resistance and, when compared to today’s highly advanced security solutions, that’s often what users represent. Unfortunately, users have done little to diminish that reputation. Instead, many have developed bad […]

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