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Organizations are undergoing dramatic change, driven by their transformation to a digital business model and the resulting exponential increase in data, devices, users, applications, and transactions flooding their networks through the cloud. Managing, processing, and servicing this information is business critical, and it is putting a huge strain on budgets and IT resources. Of course, changes like this also exponentially expand the attack surface that needs to be protected. There are more targets than ever, and cybercriminals are developing... [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Apr 25, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
When it comes to security, healthcare is in the middle of a perfect storm. On the one hand, access to data distributed across devices and locations is paramount – diverse providers and connected organizations need that data to flow freely in order to do their jobs. While on the other hand, securing sensitive patient records has never been more important or difficult, since electronic protected health information (ePHI) is extremely valuable to hackers and scammers – 10 times more valuable than credit card data, in fact. The solution... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Apr 04, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
I was recently made aware of a thread on a competitors forum that asked for "honest" advice on whether they should abandon their current firewall technology and adopt FortiGate firewalls instead. The vendor "X" in question was one that I have previously held a close relationship; so I have unique insight into the relative strengths and weakness of both technologies. For reasons of not wanting my door kicked down by the lawyers of two major networking companies, I held my tongue and didn't engage in the conversation. However, this thread led me to... [Read More]
by RSS Glen Kemp  |  May 26, 2014  |  Filed in: Behind the Firewall
John Grady is a Research Manager for Security Products and Service at IDC The datacenter is the heart of the enterprise due to its central role across nearly all business processes. In some ways, there's been a reversion back to more centralized IT architecture, leveraging virtualization and cloud technologies to better enable overall business agility. As organizations look to deploy private cloud technologies and further build out next-generation datacenter architectures, the demand for scalable security solutions with integrated management... [Read More]
by RSS John Grady  |  Dec 11, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News