Privacy aside, is this program really worthwhile?
The balance of security processes and skills is lopsided in most organizations. Network security trumps server security at most organizations in a number of ways, from IT experience to the common perception that networks simply require more expansive security efforts than servers. ESG investigated the state of network and server security at midmarket and enterprise organizations, and considered the ramifications for organizations that expend more security resources on their networks at the expense of their servers.
Combination offers benefits for risk management, incident detection, and improved security efficiency.
Push for standards, continuous monitoring, and security automation may encourage industry and commercial sector collaboration and support.
Threats, compliance, and legal requirements driving forensics into the mainstream.
ESG’s Market Landscape Report defines the information security analytics market and includes coverage of 21 vendors. Due to the rapidly changing nature of this emerging market, ESG is making the report available on a complimentary basis for a limited time.
IBM paper suggests changes are needed in cybersecurity education to address this silent problem.
Piecemeal approach won’t work – Federal government mobile computing planning provides a good example of what will.
Each year, security threats to web applications grow increasingly dangerous, causing many organizations to increase their investments in web application security testing. Beyond the obvious security benefits for organizations, it is also a positive trend that will lead to new market opportunities for application development and application testing product vendors.
NGFW bolsters McAfee “Security Connected” initiative and links network- and host-based security.
An ESG survey of 395 IT professionals at midmarket and enterprise organizations revealed the top security challenges in today’s data centers. This brief identifies the top challenges to running a secure data center, such as keeping up with the constant stream of new threat intelligence, and monitoring network activity in spite of unfortunate blind spots. It examines the underlying causes of these challenges, and concludes with advice for security vendors to help customers cope.
Advanced organizations are most likely to favor network information security over server security.
Hackers are rattling an assortment of web application windows and doors to find a way in.
Hackers growing more creative, attentive, and persistent.
Jon Oltsik is an ESG senior principal analyst and the founder of the firm’s information security service. With over 25 years of technology industry experience, Jon is widely recognized as an expert in all aspects of information security and is often called upon to help customers understand a CISO's perspective and strategies. Recently, Jon has been an active participant with cybersecurity issues, legislation, and technology within the U.S. federal government.
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