The threats that companies face will continue to accelerate. And while that might seem like a very obvious and not so insightful observation, the devil is in the details. Here are the trends both in the threats and how we will respond to them in 2014.
Critical applications fuel the business, yet oftentimes there is a disconnect between the business requirements and the security policy. Aligning the two will ultimately improve security and allow IT to keep up with the dynamic needs of the business.
Today’s businesses must be able to rapidly adapt to changing market conditions – to support a new venture, merger/acquisition, etc. As business needs change, so too must the underlying security policies.
There is a term currently permeating the security industry that distracts everyone from the larger goals at hand of making networks safer, mitigating threats and protecting critical data. The term is hype.