Author Archives: Simon Young

Time to Tackle APTs as a Business Issue in 2015

by Simon Young

Is your organisation still treating advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks as a technology problem? From Target to Home Depot, it has become clear that the bigger and more visible your business becomes, the greater the risk that sensitive customer data and corporate IP could be compromised.

If 2014 has taught us anything it’s that it’s time to elevate these threats as a strategic business risk to your CEO. Continue reading

Joining Forces to Combat a Common Enemy

by Simon Young

Joining Forces to Combat a Common Enemy
Over the past 26 years Trend Micro has been in the business of taking on everything the bad guys can throw at us. Our 1,200+ strong team of threat researchers across the globe have done a sterling job predicting where the next threats are coming from and designing ever more sophisticated tools and services to protect consumers, businesses and governments round the world.

But we also realise the value in partnering with other industry players to spread these products to an even wider audience and make the world a safer place for the exchange of digital information. That’s why we’re delighted to announce a new OEM agreement with HP that will see our APT-hunter Deep Discovery power the HP TippingPoint Advanced Threat Appliance (ATA) family of products. Continue reading

Trend Micro Triumphs at the V3 Awards

by Simon Young

Times have never been tougher for IT security leaders. Not only must they cope with unprecedented volumes of malware but also an increasingly determined, agile and sophisticated enemy. That’s not even to mention static budgets and cyber security skills shortages. In the face of these challenges it makes your security investments even more critical. So who do you trust to protect the organisational crown jewels? Continue reading

VMWorld Europe: NSX and Deep Security Defend the Software Defined Datacentre

by Simon Young

Last week was the VMworld Europe show in Barcelona, where the great and good came to see the virtualisation giant share its vision for the next generation of datacentres, known as the software-defined datacentre (SDDC). Its NSX network virtualisation platform will advance the SDDC with another giant leap forward, and improve datacentre security in the process.
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