Topic: it security

Report: Careless end users are an organization’s biggest security threat

IT operations teams are focusing their efforts on securing their networks and applications from outside threats, but the greatest threat to an organization may be its own users. A recent survey of 500 IT professionals from BetterCloud revealed that 91 percent of IT professionals feel vulnerable to insider threats. According to the survey, 62 percent … continue reading

Datadog and Twistlock team up to improve cloud-native risk management

Twistlock and Datadog have announced a new integration that will enable integration of security intelligence within Datadog’s platform. Customers will be able to keep their information in a centralized location throughout the DevOps lifecycle and at all layers of the cloud-native stack, the companies explained. “Cloud native architectures have changed the game for application and … continue reading

premium The top 5 tips to prevent cyberattacks in 2019

Cyberattacks have become an anticipated part of the IT world, regularly striking businesses both large and small. These attacks consistently infiltrate networks and expose an organization’s valuable data, and cause brand embarrassment and irate customers. Yet, the one way cybercriminals are inconsistent is the most damaging; their attack methods evolve each year in new and … continue reading

Splunk predicts the future of IT Ops in 2019

Splunk believes the IT operations space is going to transform and evolve into new areas as we continue into 2019. The company has released a 2019 ebook on its predictions based off of customer insight and company resource. “We’re always at the cusp of the next big thing, moments away from the next technological change … continue reading

The IT security challenges of distributed architectures

One of the prevailing trends in IT today is distributed architectures. More likely than not, your file systems, virtual server instances, and applications are spread across a variety of host nodes or environments. From a scalability and reliability standpoint, this is a great thing. Distributed architectures help to meet fluctuating demand for services, while also … continue reading

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