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The Summit attracted more than 9,000 professionals from around the world to discuss the latest strategies and technological advances in the field of cyber protection.
exposed to malware attacks that were still getting through prior to the deployment of Acronis Cyber
The Acronis report reveals that hackers targeting remote workers, phishing, distributed denial of service
(DDoS), and videoconferencing attacks are the most common. 39% of companies have encountered
videoconferencing attacks as workers rely on apps like Zoom, Cisco Webex, and Microsoft Teams. Cisco
recently revealed a vulnerability in its Webex app that could allow attackers to open, read and steal
potentially valuable or damaging content.
“Acronis Cyber Protect prevented code execution exploits in Webex before it was patched by Cisco,” Mr
He said that Acronis Cyber Protect replaces the multitude of solutions that businesses are currently using
into a single solution. Currrently the product is preventing an estimated $150 million in direct losses for
customers each year.
Candid Wüest, Vice President of Cyber Protection Research at Acronis, cautioned IT teams and service
providers should “make no mistake. Attackers already know where the interesting data is and they are
prepared to strike into the cloud and strike into those new services.” As a result cybersecurity, data
protection, and endpoint protection management capabilities need to be integrated to deliver the
security needed in this new digital world.
Acronis delivered three major announcements regarding the company’s future during the event:
●The Acronis #CyberFit Academy – A new training and certification program designed to deliver
valuable insights to channel partners on how to position, sell, and deploy cyber protection solutions
●Expansion of Acronis’ global network of cloud data centers – Acronis announced its plans to expand
its global network of cloud data centers, including new facilities in Canada, New Zealand, and Bhutan,
as well as more than 100 micro data centers in emerging markets.
●Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud integration with Citrix Workspace – Acronis revealed an integrated
solution for managed service providers (MSPs) designed to enhance the protection of their clients’
Citrix Workspace assets, no matter where they sit.
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Excerpt: The Summit attracted more than 9,000 professionals from around the world to discuss the
latest strategies and technological advances in the field of cyber protection.