Over the past decade, IT processes have become increasingly decentralized at most organizations. Because the control of Internet-connected assets is so dispersed, it’s an ongoing challenge for organizations to appropriately manage asset lifecycles and monitor for exposures. Few things have contributed to the decentralization of IT — and the asset management challenges that come with it — more than the rise of the cloud.
The cloud is here to stay. But for many organizations, the challenge of managing their cloud assets and associated cloud risk still feels like a moving target.
While business has been occupied with digital transformation, attackers are taking advantage of the security gaps that result from the speed that assets are created and the lack of visibility that organizations have into these assets.
Expanse’s CEO, Tim Junio, discusses why it would be easy to conclude we’re on the verge of ceding the Internet to criminals and spy agencies. But there are reasons to be optimistic.
Cloud hosting provides great flexibility for your developers. But this agility comes with security risks.
Cloud hosting provides great flexibility for your developers. They are lured to the cloud by promises of rapid deployments and order-of-magnitude decreases in maintenance costs. But this agility comes with security risks as new services are deployed without adequate safeguards for security and compliance.