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July 11, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and vendor SecureLogix are making 'rapid progress' in developing a TDoS attack defense. The technology is expected in the coming months.
December 19, 2017
New Microsoft telephony tools put some pressure on Skype for Business users to switch to Teams. Meanwhile, Cisco Spark security gets a key certification.
June 13, 2017
Analysts discuss IBM strengthening Connections by acquiring an intranet platform, Mitel's IoT and collaboration application, and the growing need for cloud-based security services.
March 10, 2017
Historically, cloud technology has scared off large enterprises due to security concerns. Now, as cloud security improves, enterprise cloud migration is on the rise.
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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation sets tighter controls on businesses and how they handle customers' personally identifiable information. Continue Reading
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Security is a priority when moving communications to the cloud. Organizations must do their due diligence when evaluating cloud providers' UC security expertise. Continue Reading