Dimension Data Adopts Cisco Umbrella In Its Cybersecurity Strategy

Dimension Data Adopts Cisco Umbrella In Its Cybersecurity Strategy
12 February 2018 -
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Dimension Data, the USD 8 billion global innovation integrator and handled companies, today introduced that it has expanded the company's defense from ransomware, phishing attacks, bot networks, and all sorts of malicious software program, with Cisco ® Umbrella, the industry's initial Secure Internet Entrance (SIG) in the cloud. The decision to include Cisco Umbrella adheres to the company's firsthand experience securing its own 28,000 workers and addresses its clients' requirement to support an increasingly mobile workforce.

Cisco Umbrella is a cloud security platform that gives the initial line of defense against hazards on the net. " In today's broadening danger landscape, it is important to have effective safety and security tools that properly support mobility and cloud. With Cisco ® Umbrella, we are able to proactively quit threats on any mobile phone before they happen with a secure option that is conveniently integrated with existing infrastructure," said Chris Panzeca, Senior Director, Global Strategic Partner Sales, Cisco.

" Today, the average user utilises 4 devices per day, and this is predicted to enhance to five connected devices in the following 4 years," said Darren O'Loughlin, Dimension Data's Group Chief Gatekeeper. "As more enterprises aim to harness the benefits of a mobile labor force that leverages cloud systems, there's a better need to implement appropriate actions to safeguard data, infrastructures, applications and users, no matter where they link to the internet, as well as if they're off the VPN. That's why we embraced Cisco Umbrella right into our very own cybersecurity method."

According to the NTT 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report, assaults targeting end individuals is just one of the leading cybersecurity hazards increasing. In accordance with this pattern, protection has actually ended up being the leading emphasis at the highest level. Currently, even more than ever, safety leaders are being required to demonstrate a return on investment of their protection financial investments. This consists of the business value realised through continual cyber protection, detection, and response measures.

In 2016, Dimension Data published its Protecting Workspaces for Tomorrow white paper which checked out the topic of exactly how staff members across the globe are already demanding a more mobile office with the adaptability to work from anywhere, whenever, on any type of gadget to come to be much more productive and accomplish a far better work-life equilibrium.

“However,” said Matthew Gyde, Group Executive - Safety And Security, Dimension Data, "While the mobile Endpoint is a potential video game changer for businesses, it exposes mobile workers to protection risks and susceptabilities. Mobile users might not have the exact same level of safety as within the office border, and are more at risk to cyberattacks. With Cisco Umbrella, dangers past the network perimeter can be blocked."