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OpenText expands cloud-based security offerings

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OpenText says its security offerings will help strengthen cyber resilience for SMBs, government agencies.

WATERLOO — OpenText has announced the release of an expanded suite of security solutions to address the evolving security needs of various sectors.

OpenText says its security offerings will help strengthen cyber resilience for SMBs, government agencies.

In its announcement, OpenText referenced the 2022 BrightCloud Threat Report which states an 112 per cent increase in phishing during the first quarter of 2022 compared to that of 2021.

The popular social media platform, Instagram as broken into the top five most impersonated brands for phishing, demonstrating increased targeting of younger users.

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Additionally, there has been a 36.1 per cent reduction in malware encounters for customers using both endpoint and DNS protection versus only endpoint protection.

Based on the findings of the threat report, OpenText recommends that organizations deploy multi-layered security and data protection policies to prevent, respond and recover from threats in a timely manner.

“With security risks escalating worldwide and a persistent state of evolving threats, compromises are inevitable, security remains job number one,” said Mark J. Barrenechea, OpenText CEO and CTO in a statement.

“Through our breadth of OpenText Security Cloud, we make it easier for businesses to increase their cyber resilience posture and protect themselves against threats. And if a vulnerability unfortunately leads to a breech, our solutions enable quick detection, response, and recovery to minimize disruption.”

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