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Network security made simple

The volume and sophistication of attacks are intensifying relentlessly — and it’s clear that conventional defenses were not built for today’s mobile workers, branch offices, and ever-expanding perimeter.

With less budget, fewer resources, and more security alerts than ever, it’s time to look for new ways to enhance your digital security without spending excessively or overburdening your staff.

In this e-book we’ll look at the challenges facing today’s security professionals and explore some simple actions you can take to reduce malware, simplify security and improve network performance.

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