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Hackers expand their repertoire as Trend Micro blocks 52 billion threats in 2019

By Ian Heritage

Variety is welcome in most walks of life, but not when it comes to the threat landscape. Yet that is unfortunately the reality facing modern cybersecurity professionals. As Trend Micro’s latest annual roundup report reveals, hackers have an unprecedented array of tools, techniques and procedures at their disposal today. With 52 billion unique threats detected by our filters alone, this is in danger of becoming an overwhelming challenge for many IT security departments.

In response, many CISOs are rightly re-examining how they approach threat defence. Rather than create potential security gaps and risk budget shortfalls through best-of-breedinvestments, they’re understanding that it may be better to consolidate on one provider that can do it all.

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