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2022 Trusted Access Report

As global conflicts spill into the digital realm, protecting people through to the enterprise is increasingly urgent. In the Duo 2022 Trusted Access Report, learn how organizations are responding with zero-trust strategies and passwordless solutions.


Guide to Zero Trust Maturity

This guide is designed to help you find quick wins in your zero trust journey and continue making progress toward zero trust security. By studying enterprises with mature implementations of zero trust, we found: Zero trust progress is possible regardless of organization size or IT infrastructure complexity. Institutions with high zero trust maturity are twice as likely to achieve resilience.


Zero Trust at Scale: A Look Inside Cisco’s Zero Trust Integration Model

In this guide, you will learn: Why Cisco invested in Zero Trust when remote work initially gained foothold, How Cisco Zero Trust facilitates stakeholder engagement & buy-in, The effects that integrating a Zero Trust security strategy will have on helpdesk and IT talent, The respective behavior of Zero Trust solutions both on-premises and within SaaS, What the Zero Trust deployment timeline looked like at Cisco.


Security Outcomes Report, Volume 3 - Achieving Security Resilience

The Security Outcomes Report, Volume 3: Achieving Security Resilience, explores seven data-backed success factors Higher Education campuses can implement to boost cyber resilience. By analyzing data collected from over 4,700 security professionals across 26 countries, we set out to identify the vital organizational, IT and security components businesses of all sizes need to move toward greater resilience in the face of emerging threats.


Top 5 Tips for CISO's Choosing Endpoint Protection

With the sudden increase of the virtual campus, the number of vulnerable endpoints has expanded exponentially. This new normal calls for security resilience--the ability to protect the integrity of every aspect of the system and withstand unpredictable threats or changes, and then emerge stronger. Institutions must embrace multi-layered endpoint security solutions and the latest technologies, such as unified platforms and extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities, in order to protect their networks.


2022 Application Security Report

To gain deeper insights into the state of application security, Cybersecurity Insiders conducted an in-depth study in partnership with Cisco in July 2022. The resulting report reveals the latest application security trends, how organizations protect critical applications, and the tools and best practices cybersecurity professionals prioritize.


2022 Security Visibility Report

This 2022 Security Visibility Report surveyed 278 cybersecurity professionals to reveal the key challenges regarding security visibility, how organizations solve this issue, and the security capabilities organizations prioritize.


Emergent's Ansible as a Service Subscription Offering

Choosing the correct Automation Platform can be critical to any Higher Education IT system. You want a service offering that leverages a team of subject matter experts and a proven automation approach to implement and manage your entire environment.