Cyberthieves are continually hunting for vulnerabilities offering the biggest possible reward at the smallest possible risk.
“In 2019, this means channel partners should expect to see an increase in cybercrime relegated to their clients’ servers,” says Chester Wisniewski, a principal research scientist at Sophos, in emailed commentary. “In recent years, companies have invested in next-generation technology to protect endpoints, but server security has fallen to the wayside despite the high-value data often stored there.” To head off that threat, Wisniewski continues, wise IT providers will deploy security solutions with server-specific functionality.
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