The SD-WAN market is experiencing rapid growth, with about 50% of organizations expected to have deployed SD-WAN by the end of 2019. But since it relies on direct internet access, SD-WAN introduces security risk, especially when compared to their previous MPLS connections. And given the current state of today’s threat landscape, security can no longer be looked at as something one does after the deployment of an SD-WAN. Instead, it needs to be baked into the architecture.
No matter how up-to-date your datacenter may seem, there’s always room for improvement. Growing means consistently examining your existing infrastructure for weak spots and asking if what you have in place is not only meeting the demands of your business today, but also setting you up for success in the increasingly multi-cloud focused future.
A recent Proofpoint blog post detailed how cybercriminals compromise cloud accounts provides crucial insight into attacks on Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite specifically. 40% of all tenants have at least one compromised account in their environment as a result of these brute force and phishing-related attacks. Once successful in getting a foothold in a tenant, threat actors move laterally by phishing other members of the organization and its business partners to find an avenue for cyber fraud and data theft.
Years ago, the future was much opaquer. Now, it’s tangible, visible and rising up all around us. It seems to be taking shape in real time, much of which can be attributed to innovation in data and infrastructure, across their respective and collective aspects.
World Backup Day is an independent initiative that raises awareness about backups and data preservation. This year’s reminder to back up so you don’t lose out is Sunday, March 31st. Take advantage of this dedicated day to back up your data before April 1st – aka April Fools’ Day – when the joke will be on you if you lose unrecoverable data.
Innovation and productivity are essential ingredients for business growth. That’s why digital transformation is a key organizational priority, and more companies have plans to implement collaboration technologies. So it should come as no surprise that global spending on unified communications (UC) will reach an estimated $45.7 billion in 2022, according to a Gartner forecast.
The goal of this article is to help you improve your cybersecurity plan. By implementing even one or two of the suggestions in this article, you’ll be taking a step toward reducing the likelihood of data loss, downtime, reputation damage, and lost revenue. Proactively enhancing your cybersecurity plan is a smart business move.
Time for a check-in: How well are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? If you answered with a sharp inhale and a shake of the head, you’re not alone. In fact, about 80% of folks aren’t able to stick to their resolutions.
Two of the biggest challenges that CISOs face today are ensuring that security and business strategies are in alignment and that security solutions are focused on solving the right problems. More often than anyone wants to admit, security teams spend significant resources trying to resolve a specific set of security challenges only to find out that they either don’t support critical business objectives or that the organization has been compromised by an attack coming from an unrecognized threat vector.
The end of September, Facebook disclosed the discovery of a security flaw on its computer network that may have affected active accounts exposing the personal information of up to 50 million users including top executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg according to sources close to the investigation.