Can your organization afford to wait until after an attack happens to protect your users and your data?
Perimeter security provides visibility and control for employee activity only when employees remain on a corporate network. What about roaming users who bypass the VPN? Or employees working in cloud applications?
Web gateways only protect employees from threats over web ports 80 and 443. Today’s security must provide comprehensive protection across all ports and protocols to fill the gaps in the security stack.
Hear from Eric Ahlm, Research Director at Gartner and Meg Diaz, Head of Product Marketing for Cisco Umbrella. Eric and Meg will address the challenges companies face as they compare modern convenience with the known risks of relinquishing visibility and control, especially as more sensitive data moves to the cloud.
Join us for the guidance you need to stay ahead of the curve in 2018. We’ll discuss the right answer for protecting data in the digital age.
Your users, especially when working outside of the office, no longer need to always connect to the corporate network to get work done. They often connect directly to SaaS apps. And, let’s face it, employees also don’t turn on the VPN if they’re using their work laptop for personal use — which means they’re left with very little security protection.
Plus, many organizations are now using direct internet connections at branch offices, which means employees and guest users don’t get the protection of your traditional security stack. Not only are more offices connecting directly to the internet — it’s estimated that 70% of branch offices already have some direct internet access — but attackers recognize these weak points in their targets and have started exploiting them more.
To solve these new challenges, security controls must also shift to the cloud. This in-depth white paper describes how security must evolve to protect users anywhere they access the internet.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
These days, a lot of organizations are looking to the cloud to help them protect their data. They wish to take advantage of the appealing economics and operational agility that are two of the biggest attributes of a cloud-based IT infrastructure.
Leveraging the cloud can be a smart choice for any organization interested in gaining more control over costs (i.e., almost all organizations). According to ESG research, reducing costs was the second most commonly reported business driver affecting IT spending in 2016.
According to TechTarget, partnering with the right vendor to modernize your network can benefit business in three ways:
Simplify the network to make management more efficient
Secure the network for total visibility and control
Adopt an open framework for agility and scalability
Published By: Concur ENT
Published Date: May 11, 2018
VAT has been a valuable source of revenue for the UK Government since 1973. Yet, despite
more than 40 years of getting used to calculating, paying and reclaiming VAT, businesses
still struggle to adhere to HMRC guidelines.
With support from SAP Concur, it doesn’t have to be this way. First, we offer an expense
audit solution to check for fraud and non-compliance. Secondly, we work with tax
specialists to help you comply with VAT regulations. Thirdly, we give you visibility and control
over all aspects of your travel, expense and invoice spending.
Crucially, we see VAT reclaim as an opportunity to reduce business costs and put
money back in your budget.
For hotel executives in the midst of, arguably, the most disruptive transformation of their industry, there is a litany of reasons: Global competition. Intense cost-control pressures. Cybersecurity threats. Social media challenges. Relentless IT updates.
It is a common refrain that is getting increasingly louder: We want more control. And guests want it during every phase of the travel lifecycle. That growing desire became evident in our research as guests expressed their interest in various ways.
Great food and great service, delivered consistently, are at the heart of any
successful restaurant business.
But success — and survival — also depend on being profitable. Every restaurant
owner, whether independent or part of a large chain, understands that labor and
inventory costs represent a significant variable expense to the business. Keeping
control of those costs is as critical as the culinary magic that occurs in the kitchen.
After all, how can a restaurant expect to make a profit when they are regularly
overstaffing or running out of ingredients?
The perimeter continues to dissolve, and the definition of endpoint is evolving, according to results of the SANS 2016 Endpoint Security Survey, now in its third year.
As we might expect, 90% or more consider desktops, servers, routers, firewalls and printers to be endpoints that need to be protected. After that, respondents include other less-typical devices in their definition of endpoints that warrant protection: 71% include building security (access/ surveillance), 59% include employee-owned mobile devices and 40% consider industrial control systems as endpoints that need to be protected. Some respondents also consider POS devices, smart cars, emulated endpoints in the cloud and wearables as endpoints needing protection, highlighting the diversity of thinking among respondents.
Data—dynamic, in demand and distributed—is challenging to secure. But you need to protect sensitive data, whether it’s stored on premises, off-site, or in big-data, private- or hybrid-cloud environments. Protecting sensitive data can take many forms, but nearly any organization needs to keep its data accessible, protect data from loss or compromise, and comply with a raft of regulations and mandates. These can include the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even in the cloud, where you may have less immediate control, you must still control your sensitive data—and compliance mandates still apply.
Just a few years ago, many organizations turned to private cloud environments to help increase flexibility and control costs—largely because of the immaturity and lack of control within the public cloud environments then available. Today, however, the decision to “go cloud” is less of a binary, and more of a spectrum of choices, spanning different deployment models (public, private and hybrid) and service types, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.
As security threats increase and government regulations require more control over users and data, it is important for organizations to evolve their security measures. As enterprises rapidly expand their footprints into cloud, mobile and social, they must ensure that the right users have the right access to sensitive data and applications. Strong as well as optimized identities are becoming increasingly important as insider threat and tightened regulations become more prevalent.
In this Webcast, Brownlee Thomas, Ph.D., Principal Analyst from Forrester Research, Inc., talks about current enterprise mobility trends, shows you what other companies are doing in response to these trends and gives you best practices for reducing your own mobility costs. Don't miss this timely and insightful Webcast.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Feb 28, 2013
Download this paper to learn how a virtual data storage solution can provide a simple and effective way to overcome obstacles and enable rapid deployment of multiple development and test databases against production systems with minimal storage use.
The wide-area network optimization controller market is maturing rapidly, but remains dynamic, with a high level of innovation from vendors. Organizations looking to acquire WOC capabilities should identify their specific needs and conduct real-life trials before committing to any purchase.