There are few things in business that come with no risk. In fact, the future truly belongs to the bold, and those enterprises who push themselves to innovate more and accelerate digital transformation across their offerings are winning. The greatest risk of all today may be doing nothing, hoping that the status quo will be enough to keep existing customers and win new customers.
In An Increasingly Digital World, The Theft of Intellectual Property is On The Rise: How Can Organizations Prepare?
Intangible assets, including inventions, software code, digital products, connected physical products, and data analytics, are becoming the fuel for the new global economy.
The Hidden Costs of an IP Breach: How to Analyze, Plan and Protect Priceless Digital Assets & Secrets
Corporate networks are breached for many reasons, but among the most frightening to the C-Suite and Board of Directors are attacks that target the theft of intellectual assets.
Over the past two decades, with the rise of the Internet and the growth of cloud services, enterprises, and organizations, including government agencies, have transformed the way they do business and serve their constituents.
As nearly every enterprise is expanding its digital architecture, the management of multiple clouds and operating systems, distributed and variable applications, and versions across all are becoming increasingly hard to do. The more systems and applications, the greater the complexity.
Depending on the nature of their work, IT superusers have or need root access to be efficient and productive. Creating a team of superusers makes sense, especially for large organizations, with thousands of servers under management. With a well-managed sysadmin team, their work can be streamlined, and mistakes can be reduced when the team shares the same root accounts on all servers.
What have enterprises leaders learned over the past twelve months, since the COVID-19 virus was identified, then exploded around the world, killing millions of people, and bringing several industries to a near halt?
Even as cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and, according to Gartner, spending ten times more time attacking organizations than organizations are spending protecting themselves, the mother of all vectors for entry into critical infrastructure and systems is still through compromised credentials, including unsecure passwords.
Weak passwords have long been the Achilles heel of IT teams, and despite all the best intentions, corporate policies, education, and workarounds, passwords aren’t going away any time soon. There is some buzz around password-less access, but there are good arguments to suggest that passwords should play a fundamental role in authenticating access.