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Smart Networks with Edge Computing

Smart Networks with Edge Computing – How to Achieve Robust Security?

Some datacenter functions are moving closer to the user, to the edge of the networks. Welcome to the world of Edge Cloud Computing—but how does security evolve? We’re in the midst of an IoT revolution with smart cities, factories and homes that require systems and devices to be connected at all times, producing a massive…
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Is 5G more secure than 4G?

Is 5G more secure than 4G?

It’s a fact: there’s a growing buzz around 5G right now as carriers start to launch their first services. But the question few ask is if 5G is more secure than 4G? Is 5G even needed? And how does 5G play out from a security perspective? By now, we’ve all heard probably of the coming…
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Empower users with more than MFA

Empower users with more than MFA

We all know that Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is the foundation of good perimeter security—but it’s often perceived as cumbersome to use. Users want a smooth way to login, it’s why they save passwords in the login dialogues when possible—or choose poor quality, easy to remember variations of passwords. Convenience is, in some ways, the…
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Reflections on Identity and Automation from Gartner’s Security Summit

The recent Gartner summit in London pointed to one inescapable conclusion: Authentication is the hottest topic in security. Businesses have spent billions on security solutions—but does any CEO feel safer for all that investment? Data breaches, ransomware situations and corporate hacks reach the headlines with financial impacts reaching into the hundreds of millions USD. I…
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Is MFA the MSSP enabler you have been waiting for?

Is MFA the MSSP enabler you have been waiting for?

Security is complex—customers need help and where do they get it? They  typically turn to their local trusted party, their IT partner. Those trusted parties are the competent resellers all over the world: the ones who advise, who install and configure the security solutions and serve as the trusted advisor for what to do next.…
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Identity is the New Perimeter

Networks are not what they used to be. Since the introduction of the firewall as the #1 security product to protect your business the world’s ways of working have evolved, massively. Firstly, depending on culture and country, remote working has become very common and employees expect the same access to services outside the office as…
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The Bjorn Borg Effect, Sweden and Tech Unicorns

How tech companies like Spotify, Skype, Clavister and others show why Sweden has the perfect conditions for tech incubation Sweden is amazing for many reasons, its healthy lifestyle and population, its incredible nature and open expanses and its open-minded Nordic attitudes. What might come as a surprise though is that it’s also a tech superpower,…
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Hacker Summer Camp Recap

Every August, thousands of hackers, security professionals, law enforcement agents, and computer enthusiasts flock to Las Vegas to attend a series of security events known collectively as the hacker summer camp. The events include the two long-running conferences Black Hat and DEFCON, along with the recently established BSides Las Vegas event. The three events spanning…
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The Threat of the East

Once upon a time, state sponsored surveillance and privacy threats were the domain of the West. But as Chinese telecom infrastructure vendor Huawei shows, Asia is emerging as a formidable threat to our businesses.

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Writing Security Policies, the Impossible Mission

Security policies are an essential ingredient to any successful security strategy, some might even argue that policies are the most important part of security controls, but how easy is it to write those security policies? Well, not as easy as we all want it to be. Clavister’s resident security expert, Ahmed Musaad, gives a primer…
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