Category: Network Security

April 19, 2019

Auditing and Compliance with Metadata

Many companies need to adhere to at least one regulatory compliance standard for the data that they keep. Identifying the data and systems within the scope of the compliance standard is vital to enforce compliance standards and satisfy auditing requirements. Correct application of metadata policies and procedures can significantly increase a company’s ability to meet […]

April 16, 2019

How to Build Secure Networks that are Both Agile and Customizable

In today’s world, the time it takes the enterprise to embrace and respond to an opportunity hinges on the agility of the IT infrastructure and the responsiveness of supporting processes and teams. Reaching the pinnacle of agility requires CIOs to overcome a long-standing paradox that lies at the crux of making globally dispersed networks nimbler […]

April 4, 2019

Why the Network Is Central to IoT Security

In a large school district, there was a digital sign for a snack area that no one had thought about for months. Eventually, the snack area was removed, yet the sign was still plugged into the district’s network. For months, it turns out, the sign had been compromised by attackers and was communicating with 100 […]

April 4, 2019

Complex Networks Getting Harder to Secure

Public scrutiny of every security breach does a lot for the revenue streams of cyber security companies. It increases public awareness and puts pressure on businesses. But, does it really do anything to address the underlying issue of securing increasingly complex networks? The expanded attack surface of a modern distributed network or a business undergoing digital […]

February 28, 2019

Guarding Against DevOps’ Achilles Heel

In many respects, the rise and (potential) fall of DevOps resembles that of Achilles, the mythological Greek hero of Trojan War and Iliad fame. Think back to your high school years, what do you remember about Achilles? Undoubtedly, your memory recalls the lore of his success as a warrior and the transformational impact it had […]

February 20, 2019

How You Can Avoid MSPs Taking Your IP Hostage

Managed service providers (MSPs) are an integral part of the enterprise ecosystem, as they deliver several tangible benefits to customers. Beyond cost savings, these benefits include increased productivity through fast resolution of IT issues, and focus – meaning, the customer can focus on its core business objectives rather than managing its IT assets. To illustrate […]

January 15, 2019

Balancing Risk and Innovation with IT Strategy

IT-based innovation can come in many forms. Examples include advances to bolster customer or employee experience, to address new business models, or to augment the overall platform or ecosystem. Virtually all ladder up to an organization’s desire to digitally transform the business, and are considered to be a top priority for IT executives. In fact, […]

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