Put Time On Your Side: The Heavy Cost Of Putting Off Your Cybersecurity Decisions

| April 26, 2016

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A lot can happen in a business day. Deals close. Products launch. News items hit the airwaves. A lot can happen with IT security in one day, too. In fact, at Kaspersky Lab, we detect 310,000 new pieces of malware every day, which means that every day you put off the decision to upgrade your IT security.

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