Empowering Enterprise: The Cloud Is Getting Darker


Sep, 17

Empowering Enterprise: The Cloud Is Getting Darker

What keeps you awake at night?

For chief information security officers (CISOs) in Singapore, it’s cloud security. According to Symantec’s Cloud Security Survey, 90% reported that ensuring regulation compliance as one of the most stressful aspects of their job.

“Cybercriminal groups are opportunistic in the way they operate, using flaws in legitimate operating systems, tools, and cloud services to compromise networks. To effectively counter such behaviours, CISOs require unparalleled visibility and control over sensitive content that users upload, store and share via the cloud. Rather than rely on one-off fixes and reactive patches to protect confidential information, successful CISOs are eradicating exploitable vulnerabilities by deploying proactive, end-to-end solutions”

Have a read of this piece titled “The Cloud Is Getting Darker” by Matthias Yeo, chief technology officer at Symantec Asia, as he outlines cloud security strategies and tactics to drastically reduce the risk of exposure.

“Empowering Enterprise” is an ongoing Ingram Micro series published in every Wednesday’s edition of The Business Times. It aims to provide news and thought leadership on the latest developments in cloud and security.

The series is produced in partnership with the following vendors: Dropbox, Microsoft, VMware, Cisco, IBM, Progress, Symantec, Barracuda, Dell EMC, FireEye, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Juniper Networks, Lenovo, Menlo Security, Adobe, BitTitan, DocuSign, NSFOCUS and Veritas.

This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “The Cloud Is Getting Darker” published in The Business Times on 27 September, 2017.

Click here to view all articles published under the “Empowering Enterprise” series.

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