IT security firm ESET has announced its intention to aggressively target the enterprise market, underpinned by the rollout of a new consumer solution. The traditionally SME-focused company says the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) and exponential growth in data volume has opened up businesses to more risk.
ESET is looking to capitalise on these commercial IT security trends to engage the highly competitive enterprise space and increase its position as the third largest endpoint security vendor in South Africa, according to the IDC and Gartner.
The security firm says any connected businesses in the digital age is far more exposed to external risks, including data theft, ID theft and extortion. This is exacerbated by the continued risk, within the company, posed by BYOD, offsite internet connectivity and access to the corporate network.
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