With enterprises’ rising reliance on data and the need to protect it, investments in data security and data centers are rising. Data center company Equinix Inc. is expanding its Rio de Janeiro data center; Penn State University is finalizing plans for a second data center, projected at a cost of $58 million; Google is reportedly considering a $300 million data center expansion at its campus outside of Atlanta.
Threated by the increasing ingenuity of hackers in addition to the already problematic challenges of employee theft or industrial espionage, organizations today are taking serious steps to improve protection of their networks and data centers.
Building off of technology from Intel Corporation, this system lets organizations proactively control where virtual workloads can run, further mitigating the risks of data mobility that virtualization and cloud computing create.
In today’s era of mega-breaches with thousands to millions of lost customer records or the hacking-of-everything it is safe to assume that the logical security of devices becomes almost more important than the physical protection around those assets.
A strong security infrastructure doesn’t always start with the technology, it starts with the blueprints – by working with architects and designers, security teams can build the best security plans before the bricks are even laid.
For the next generation of enterprise security leaders, is there a clear path forward to success? Enterprise security leaders discuss mentorships, education, certifications and the skills new CSOs and CISOs will need to succeed in their evolving roles and bring value to the business. But the problem is: with existing security leadership roles varying so widely, is the development of a uniform skill set even possible?