If you’re like most computer users, you probably wish that your machine could run faster. If you’re also like most computer users, you probably lack the technical skills and knowledge to accomplish this on your own.
Bad news for cloud proponents! The security firm Skyhigh Networks reports that 7% of Amazon S3 buckets are set to unrestricted public access, meaning that anyone with a link to the server can read it.
Your organization faces a multitude of new business challenges in securing and monitoring sensitive data, providing authorized accessibility to applications, and safely sharing information in a hybrid cloud environment.
It's fair to say that what happens in New York affects the entire world. Thousands of companies make their home there, and some of them — Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, American Express, Citigroup, and others — can affect the economies of entire regions with the flick of a pen.
Has your attack surface increased as you've moved more workloads to the cloud? While moving to the cloud can be a great idea, it can also be a security headache for IT departments who have not increased their security staff to keep up with the demand. All it takes is one data breach to put your organization at risk and endanger the value that moving to cloud brings.
Your network isn't really your network anymore. More specifically, the things you thought of as your network — the boxes with blinking lights, the antennae, the switches, the miles of Cat 5 cable — no longer represent the physical reality of your network in the way that they once did.
Normally, when a company gets hacked, they're entitled to a certain amount of sympathy. Advanced malware is difficult to defend against, and the best that companies can do is sometimes not enough.