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Beware of fear-based cybersecurity sales tactics (access required)

Buying intrusion detection software and third-party antivirus software aren’t necessarily the way to go to improve your company’s cybersecurity. That’s according to Shawn Scott, CEO of Badger Infosec, who spoke recently on cybersecurity at Trailhead, the coworking space in downtown Boise. “Beware of anyone using fear to sell you a product,” Scott said. Purchasing an intrusion detection system ...

About Sharon Fisher

Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.