With 96% of businesses now relying on cloud computing,
including 81% that use multiple cloud environments*, cloud
adoption is no longer a trend but the new normal.
This requires enterprises to place more emphasis on a critical
issue related to cloud computing and storage: how to ensure the
In the latest stop in this roundtable dinner series, ISMG and Zscaler visited Seattle on Feb. 26 to discuss security's role as a catalyst for digital transformation. It was a diverse crowd - and a mature conversation, says Bil Harmer, Americas CISO with Zscaler.
ISMG and Zscaler hosted a roundtable dinner in Columbus, OH on Feb. 22 focused on security's role in digital transformation. Managing expectation for security as a core component of business enablement was a core component of the discussion.
SIEM (security information and event management) software offers a lot of promise, but legacy SIEMs simply can't keep up with the rate and sophistication of today's cyberattacks. Organizations today require access to analytics-driven SIEMs that combine a big data platform that is optimized for machine data with...
Migrating computing resources to cloud environments opens up new attack surfaces previously unknown in the world of premise-based data centers. Cloud workloads are vulnerable to data breaches, account compromises, and resource exploitation.
Read Anatomy of a Cloud-Native Data Breach to follow the dissection of a...
The trend of moving applications, data and infrastructure to public clouds in unrelenting. While the transition is a strategic move to transform operations, improve the customer experience, and reduce costs, this spreading of data across multiple hosting centers complicates DDoS mitigation strategies and leads to...
Are you one of the 93% whose business suffered from a cyberattack in 2018?
Successful cyberattacks obliterate consumer trust and destroy brands, and they're only increasing in effectiveness:
The costs of cyberattacks increased 52% to $1.1 million
The ultimate goal of cyberattacks is service disruption
Currently, nearly ninety percent of organizations worldwide are using
Active Directory (AD) for on-premises
resources (aka on-prem). That
represents 500 million organizations
and somewhere around 10 billion daily
authentications. In fact, in the world
of identity and access management
(IAM), AD has become...
Enterprises have leveraged cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to facilitate web applications for years, and the platforms have proven effective and reliable. That's why many enterprises have begun taking advantage of the scalability provided by these...
The consistency challenges that enterprise security teams are faced with has never been more complex, especially for the role of a CISO.
The CISO's team - from security architects, engineers and analysts to program managers - spends most of its time managing the balancing act of keeping tools & technology working...
When managing an enterprise security platform, visibility into the innerworkings of all the security tools and
processes present in the environment is critical, but it's often the last measure put in place, if at all. This lack of
visibility makes it difficult to ensure systems operate correctly and increases the...
For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
The coming end-of-support for Windows Server 2008 leaves organizations with few viable options to receive updates beyond the cut-off date of January 14, 2020. Upgrading will be no small feat as roughly 70% of enterprise Windows applications run on Windows Server 2008 or earlier versions*.
The coming end-of-support for Windows Server 2008 leaves IT organizations with few viable options to receive security updates beyond the cut-off date of January 14, 2020. Upgrading will be no small feat as roughly 70% of enterprise Windows applications run on Windows Server 2008 or earlier versions*.