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Fighting Back Against State-Sponsored Hacking with ‘Backdoor-Free’ Certification

by Raimund Genes

CISOs these days have a lot to keep them awake at night. Threats grow more sophisticated, varied and voluminous than ever before. IT environments become more complex to manage and secure as new cloud and virtual systems are slotted in beside legacy technology, expanding the attack surface. Then there are the bad guys: not just cybercrime gangs or lone hacktivists now but also potentially state-backed groups. With such a backdrop cyber security vendors have a responsibility to their customers to prove their products are as robust and trustworthy as they possibly can be.

That’s why Trend Micro is thrilled to have been awarded the “EICAR trusted IT security” seal of quality. Continue reading