Paul Shread

eSecurity Editor Paul Shread has covered nearly every aspect of enterprise technology in his 20+ years in IT journalism, including an award-winning series on software-defined data centers. He wrote a column on small business technology for Time.com, and covered financial markets for 10 years, from the dot-com boom and bust to the 2007-2009 financial crisis. He holds a market analyst certification.
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Best Kaspersky Alternatives

Kaspersky makes very good endpoint security software, one of just four companies to make both our top endpoint detection and response (EDR) and best...

Top Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) Vendors

Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) play a critical role in cybersecurity architectures the world over. As defending data and applications become more complicated, the security products...

Cybersecurity Outlook 2021: Trends and Predictions

Just when it seemed that 2020 couldn't get any weirder, news broke that Russian state-sponsored hackers had spent much of the year exploiting vulnerabilities...

Check Point vs Palo Alto: EDR Solutions Compared

This is one of those articles that's fun to write because there is virtually no downside to these two endpoint detection and response (EDR)...

SASE: Securing the Network Edge

Dramatic growth in Internet of Things (IoT) devices and external users have forced IT departments to move storage and processing functions closer to the...

Kaspersky vs. Bitdefender: EDR Solutions Compared

Kaspersky and Bitdefender have very good endpoint security products for both business and consumer users, so they made both our top EDR and top...

Best Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Solutions

Managing mobile apps and devices is a challenge faced by all organizations these days. One technology that's evolved to address mobile security, access and...

Best Antivirus Software for 2021

What's the best antivirus software? With the rise in malware and ransomware and a growing reliance on the internet, antivirus solutions are critical to...

Best IAM Software

The identity and access management (IAM) market is going through significant changes, as behavior analytics and zero trust become an increasingly important part of...

Top Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) Solutions for 2021

Endpoint security is a cornerstone of IT security. To help you navigate this growing marketplace, our team has researched and analyzed this list of...

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