For years, data centers have been challenged to stay one step ahead in terms of innovation, especially that of security, for sound, progressive business operations. Enter network virtualization into the game, and while this technology has changed the way you can do business, a migration may seem overwhelming, and also possibly present a whole new set of challenges when it comes to network security, but – that’s not the way it has to be.
With changing work styles and greater levels of mobility being deployed in the enterprise, the resulting costs can be quite large for IT leaders.
Coming fresh out of the Health 2.0 show here in Silicon Valley, we have had many great conversations from across the spectrum in innovative healthcare. From venture capitalists to physicians to private payers and entrepreneurs, it was apparent that there is a lot of enthusiasm and great ideas being developed in the digital health world.
In case you weren’t keeping score in 2014, Verizon released their 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report summarizing the digital carnage from calendar year 2014: 79,790 security incidents, 2,122 confirmed data breaches, and 700 million compromised records.
To the uninitiated, these numbers are staggering. To those familiar with the trends, the data can be numbing. Whether you feel anxious and alarmed or overwhelmed and cynical, I have a suggestion for a place to begin: select or re-commit your organization to a security framework and operationalize it.
Threats are moving from exploiting networks and service weaknesses to application weaknesses. Read the full case study here.