Threats 101

How Malware Gets Past Antivirus

Obfuscation and process injection and encryption, oh my!  Note: Keep reading from here for a quick take on why the best way to detect malware is...

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Aug 2016
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How to Evaluate Security Software and Make the Most of Free Trials

Software free trials are a great way to evaluate a new security tool before you purchase it. You can see how a product works, how well it...

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Aug 2016
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Testing Antivirus vs. Anti-malware vs. Behavior-Based Endpoint Security

Figuring out the best way to test our endpoint security software is something we get asked about regularly. Like most vendors, we don’t encourage...

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Aug 2016
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Buying Endpoint Security: The 3 Things Your Boss Needs to Know

As an IT pro in the trenches, it can sometimes feel like you’re losing the battle, but your boss says you’re winning the war. When we surveyed...

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Jul 2016
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Understanding Your 3 Core Cybersecurity Needs (& Which to Focus on First)

Security can get complex in a hurry — to the point where it's easy to lose sight of the point of security in the first place. (Image inspired by ...

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Jun 2016
How to

The Clear-Cut Guide to Understanding Endpoint Security Software ("Next Gen" Included)

There's no lack of endpoint security software vying for your budget. Here’s a simple, no-nonsense way of understanding what does what and what’s...

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Jun 2016
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What the LinkedIn, Tumblr, and Myspace Data Breaches Can Teach Us About Improving Password Management

First LinkedIn, then Tumblr, and now Myspace. Over the past two weeks each of these companies was on the receiving end of a harsh reminder that...

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Jun 2016
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10 Questions to Ask Security Software Vendors Before You Buy

It’s time. You and your company have joined the 86% of IT pros looking to augment their antivirus with another layer of endpoint protection.

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May 2016
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5 Mistakes that Lead to Wasting Money on Security Software You Don't Need

This post is a preview of our new Endpoint Security Buyer's Guide, which you can download here. I'd love to hear your feedback, so take a look...

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May 2016
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Evaluating Security Software: The 3 People You Need Involved in Free Trials

My favorite part of any action movie is when they assemble the team.

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May 2016