Social Network For Security Executives: Help Make Right Cyber Security Decisions
IT Trends and challenges:
World is becoming Instrumental, Interconnected and Intelligent. IT security teams in enterprises are faced with rapidly mutating threats at every possible point of entry. This is fuelled by the fast evolution of threat landscape and sea of changes in network and security architecture.
PC era Cloud era / Visualization
Deploy - Deliver
Lock-in – Option
Rigid – Elastic
Fixed cost – Variable
Complex – Simple
Simply summaries as Evolution VS Revolution. This underlines today’s situation Security is no longer optional.
At the same time let us look at what business wants?
Now and into the future
So, what is stored for IT?
The challenge – Stability VS growth
Every improvement is a change, which calls for change management. It calls for a Strategic case:
If it is unplanned, it may end up in RoN – Return on Negligence. It becomes important for measuring IT Savvy. By using newer gadgets at different levels, it is improper to consider as IT Savvy organisation. Better to consider other points as well to quantify.
(Read more: Top 5 Application Security Technology Trends)
One needs to enhance INFOSEC department with capability for different level of services and appropriate timely training. To lead the way, need security management tools that give continuous visibility into network; non-disruptive ways to proactively assess the risk of attacks. Allow to handle intelligent, actionable security recommendations. This is to make existing defences more effective at minimising vulnerabilities and risk.
Organisations typically maintain large application estates to power the business. It is well known fact that applications represent one of the most vulnerable channels. Therefore, organisations require an experienced security team with a core understanding of how to deal with application environment and project to the management.
Latest trend is so horrible, firewalls; IPS, gateways and Antivirus solutions are nearly defenceless against new threats like Advanced Targeted Attacks. Every organisation is at risk to this next generation of threat. By assessing “callback” information one can begin to take more realistic look at the threats, organisation will likely face, and the steps needed to guard against those attacks.