Under Siege: Where Security Help Is Needed Most

  • By

    Lawrence Walsh

    | Posted 2009-06-15
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According to a new study by CompTIA, a nonprofit industry association and training organization, the volume and severity of security incidents impacting businesses continues to increase. No surprise there, but the CompTIA study found that many of the security events result from human error and lack of security awareness training. Here's where solution providers can provide the most security help.

Enterprises to small businesses are facing a increasing number of threats and risk exposure, and they're often ill-equipped to deal with security problems, according to a new survey by CompTIA. Here's where solution providers can help rescue end users from their security woes.

Lawrence Walsh Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.

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