Security needs to keep pace with the application development life cycle to avoid becoming a roadblock, and automation can play an important role, according to David Meltzer and Lamar Bailey of Tripwire.
As companies push more data to the cloud, large enterprises such as MGM Resorts International are balancing what it takes to complete their digital transformation journey and securing data that is rapidly moving off premises.
What are some of the hottest issues that will be discussed at this year's RSA Conference, to be held March 4-8 in San Francisco? Britta Glade, content director for the world's largest data security event, says DevSecOps - as well as third-party risk and cloud-related issues - are emerging as key themes.
For decades, IT professionals have been fighting malware, hackers, and other threats. Data protection, confidentiality, integrity and availability have long been threatened not only by amateur hackers, but by profit-oriented, well-organised criminals. Victims can usually only react because many of the usual methods...
The coming end-of-support for Windows Server 2008 leaves organizations with few viable options to receive updates beyond the cut-off date of January 14, 2020. Upgrading will be no small feat as roughly 70% of enterprise Windows applications run on Windows Server 2008 or earlier versions*.
The coming end-of-support for Windows Server 2008 leaves IT organizations with few viable options to receive security updates beyond the cut-off date of January 14, 2020. Upgrading will be no small feat as roughly 70% of enterprise Windows applications run on Windows Server 2008 or earlier versions*.
The recent exposure of customer data on the website of Singapore Airlines as a result of a software bug is further evidence of the persistent challenge of adequately addressing security during the development stage.
Organizations are increasingly moving their mission-critical applications and data to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and taking advantage of the massive compute power of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
Seeking better operational efficiency and ROI, many enterprises have begun significant software automation and orchestration efforts without accounting for the inherent security risks they may bring, says Jeffery Kok of CyberArk.
Effective "SecOps" involves revamping security processes that are inconsistent and ad hoc to make them targeted and consistent, says Rapid7 CEO Corey Thomas, who describes the roles of automation and orchestration.