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Looking at the “new office,” Presidio is helping customers enhance their current capabilities to bring the office where their employees are. Every aspect of collaboration has a human touch to it, and we help customers become future-ready. It’s about connecting people, and companies can’t afford to make a mistake with their most valuable resource—their employees.
Despite efforts within the cyber security industry to oversimplify the concept, Zero Trust should be thought of as a strategy and framework, as opposed to a problem addressable simply by implementing technology. Technology plays an important role in providing technical security controls such as strong authentication, least privilege, and impeded lateral movement, etc. which contributes to achieving a Zero Trust model. The combination of a strategically curated eco-system of technical controls and processes requires executive buy-in and organizational support to succeed.
Everyone agrees that the best way to combat rising cybersecurity attacks is by implementing better security, but users will circumvent the defenses if it’s too cumbersome.
It’s a well-known fact that passwords are the Achilles’ heel of security. According to the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, more than 80% of data breaches result from an attacker logging into a customer’s applications using stolen passwords—often initiated by an email phishing attack.
Dubbed “one of the most disruptive digital ransom schemes reported” by Reuters, the ransomware attack on Friday shut down an entire pipeline network, which is the source of nearly half of the U.S. East Coast’s fuel supply. As of Tuesday, the FBI and US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have put out a joint advisory about the attack. The culprit has been identified as DarkSide, a malware operator that runs Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS). You can read the full alert here.
As a fast, easy alternative for compute and storage resources, the public cloud practically sells itself: it requires no large up-front capital expenditures, its pay-per-usage model delivers the speed and agility to get to market fast, and it’s ideal for hosting short-term or trial content. What’s more, leading cloud environments are optimized for reliable performance on Intel® technology for the data center.
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