With the rapid adoption of cloud services and an increasing number of cloud infrastructure and platform services, we have witnessed an explosion in complexity and unmanaged risk in the mission critical industry.
Analysts presented their findings at the recent IT Symposium/Xpo
October 29, 2019
Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, or which is rapidly growing with a high degree of volatility reaching tipping points over the next five years.
Quantum computing is set to transform the IT industry. This new computing architecture takes advantage of quantum mechanics to deliver capabilities beyond what traditional binary computing can achieve. However, these capabilities come at a cost. Once quantum computers reach a certain state of maturity, they are destined to render the cryptographic underpinnings of today’s digital systems insecure.
Every organization, regardless of size or industry, can be a target of a cyberattack resulting in significant financial and reputational damages. Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018.
Coalfire cloud study reveals data loss/leakage, shared responsibility concerns still abound
October 4, 2019
Coalfire released a new Securealities research report: “Cloud Security Intelligence Report.” The report, created in cooperation with Cybersecurity Insiders, provides a detailed look at how organizations are responding to security threats in the cloud. It highlights what is and is not working for security operations teams in securing their cloud data, systems, and services in the cloud shared responsibility model.
Security and IT professionals discuss the complexities of today’s security environments
September 26, 2019
Mimecast Limited announced its first North American Cyber Resilience Summit to be held in Dallas from Oct. 28-30. The theme, “Resilience Now. Resilience Together,” will bring together public and private IT and security leaders, Mimecast customers and partners, and global experts.
This issue of Mission Critical sheds light on the IT dilemma and explores other topics like IT and data center automation, powering mission critical facilities, the demands of the IoT, and more. Additionally, the IT-Colo Strategic Planner is included as a special edition with the September/October 2019 issue.