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On the Front Lines of Cyber Warfare: Tech Data’s New Cyber Range

Posted by Steven Kelley on Oct 31, 2019 5:48:13 PM
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Just because cybersecurity awareness month ends doesn’t mean we can stop being diligent in protecting our companies against cyber attacks.Especially with these compelling stats:.

  • There is a cyberattack occurring every 39 seconds1
  • By 2023 -three short years from now- the U.S. will account for half of all the data breaches globally2
  • 1 in 4 Americans have experienced cybercrime3

The battle is on and Tech Data is stepping up to thwart the growing offensive - welcome to the new Tech Data Cyber Range.

The Cyber Range, which will officially open on November 13, 2019, is an Immersive learning environment designed to simulate real-world situations that can be used to prevent, detect or respond to known or simulated cyber threats.

Three Core Missions: Train, Demonstrate, Engage

Cybersecurity  requires a holistic perspective covering not just the technology but having the proper staffing, business practices, protocols and techniques in place to spot -and stop- nefarious activities. In fact, Tech Data Cyber Range is designed to help solve the critical cybersecurity skills gap.

The range is equipped with the latest technologies and solutions from world-class security vendors to provide real-time, real-world engagements and demonstrations. The Cyber Range will serve as a training facility for our partners and vendors to upskill their existing cybersecurity teams as well as support community partnerships and educate new cybersecurity professionals.

Watch below to learn more about the Tech Data Cyber Range. 

The sophistication of hackers ­-domestic and foreign- has made the need for cybersecurity to be a mandatory component of any organization. The need is today, and the effort must be now. Tech Data’s Security Solutions team has its pulse on the industry’s latest advancements to prevent, detect and respond to cyber challenges. Our knowledge and resources can help you bolster and secure your infrastructure – from the core to the edge.

To find out more about Tech Data’s portfolio cybersecurity solutions, or to learn more about the RECON™ Security Suite to mitigate your cybersecurity vulnerabilities, email us at SecurityServices@techdata.com.  And be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to keep up with the latest IT developments.

About the Author

Steven Kelley is a senior marketing specialist for Tech Data in Tempe, Arizona. In his role, Steve authors and contributes articles about next-gen technologies and market trends to Tech Data’s corporate blog, Authority, as well as the company’s partner newsletter, The Power of Partnership. Prior to joining Tech Data, Steve managed the marketing, communication and PR duties for a range of businesses in the aviation, defense, energy, hi-tech, and healthcare industries. Steve’s background and profile can found on LinkedIn





Tags: Cybersecurity, Cyber Threats, Cyber Attack, Cyber Range, Cyber Center