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At XYPRO we believe in exceeding your security needs. We not only provide our customers with the tools and solutions needed for enterprise security, we make it a goal to inform and educate using blogs and technical articles that speak to every level of a security team. Here are our TOP 5 blogs of 2015 based on overall readership statistics compiled and collected as well as positive comments and feedback. If you missed them the first time around, here’s your chance to see them all in one place.
It may not seem like a big deal to the ordinary person, but security-conscious customers care a great deal about FIPS 140-2—the standard that determines security assurance level. Security vendors may tell you that their security appliances are FIPS validated, but ask them to prove it! You have the right to ask a security vendor to point you to their certificate or you can simply go look online to see if their key management appliance has been officially validated. I’ll show you where to look a little further into the blog.
If you’re a Dell, EMC, or VCE customer, you’ve got a lot to think about. Dell’s $67 billion acquisition of EMC Corp. is yet to close amidst tremendous angst and huge drops in EMC and VMware stock prices as both investors and customers struggle to identify the value that the merger will bring them.