DDoS Attacks 101: Types, targets, and motivations

by Calyptix, April 26, 2015

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Denial-of-service attacks continue to grow in frequency and size. But are all DDoS attacks the same? And what motivates people to launch one of these attacks?

Find answers to these questions and more in this post. You’ll also see the most common types of tools and targets for application-layer attacks.

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Verizon Data Breach Report 2015: Top 10 Charts and Summary

by Calyptix, April 17, 2015

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See which threats are growing fastest, which industries are targeted the most, and how one in four data breaches last year hit a POS system.

You’ll get this and more in our summary of the Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report. The report is a whopper at 60+ pages. We highlight our 10 favorite charts to get you up to date and save you time.

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Health IT Spending: Security is top focus for 2015

by Calyptix, April 13, 2015

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Health IT departments are looking to make big investments in 2015. If you know their plans and concerns, you can beat the competition and offer the services your clients want most.

Find out how health IT departments are planning to spend their technology budgets this year. You’ll see why security is a major priority, and how mobile technology is predicted to continue expanding.

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How to Break into the Dental IT and Integration Market

by Calyptix, April 7, 2015

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Focusing your marketing and sales efforts on a niche can be a great way to accelerate growth at your IT business. Once you land your first client, your second, third, and fourth can be just a referral away.

One Calyptix partner has had great success selling in the market for dental IT and integration. Read on to see his tips and secrets for breaking in.

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Security Trends 2015: Mandiant threat report highlights

by Calyptix, March 18, 2015

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Did you know more than 75% of phishing emails seen by Mandiant last year impersonated the IT staff or an antivirus solution? Scarey, right?

Learn more about this threat and others highlighted in Mandiant's latest report. You'll also see which industries are attacked most (not the ones you think) and why VPN is a growing target for attackers.

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