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Cloud-based security services are soaring. Are you ready?

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The market for cloud-based security services is set to grow quickly, according to a new forecast from Gartner. For solution providers, now’s the time to start adapting to this new reality.

Gartner predicts the global market for cloud-based security services will climb by 21 percent this year, reaching nearly $5.9 billion.

Looking ahead another 3 years, the research and advisory company expects the worldwide market for cloud-based security services to top $8.9 billion by 2020.

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Why solution providers must navigate the ‘passenger economy’

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You’ve seen the headlines about driverless cars. But what happens next, when today’s drivers become tomorrow’s passengers?

Intel believes driving will be transformed much the same way that personal computing, the internet, universal connectivity and smartphones transformed into new economies. The company foresees autonomous driving creating what it calls the Passenger Economy.

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Survey: Bad news for CIOs = good opps for solution providers

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WannaCry? Fight back instead!

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The numbers are staggering. WannaCry represents the largest ransomware attack in history. Not this week. Not this month. Not even this year. But ever.

How big is it? Since May 12, more than 150 countries have been hit, infecting more than 230,000 computer systems. The hardest-hit countries were the U.K., China, Russia, Germany and Spain. WannaCry has taken down hospitals, universities, factories and government offices. Its targets include FedEx, Nissan, Hitachi, Telefonica and the U.K.’s National Health Service.

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Clients still lax on cybersecurity? New Verizon report should help

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Dell survey gives solution providers a security blanket

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If you’re a solution provider offering security products and services, take note of recently released results from Dell’s End-User Security Survey. It’s yet more proof of how much customers need your help with security.

Consider: Nearly three-quarters (72%) of the respondents to Dell’s survey said they’re willing to share confidential information. And more than 1 in 3 said it’s common to take confidential corporate data with them when they leave a company.

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