Colocation provider Equinix says it discovered a ransomware attack on some of its internal systems, and took “immediate and decisive action” in response. The company said customer operations were not impacted by the incident.
Switch has developed Switch Sentry security robots to deploy at future edge data centers and enterprise sites. Robots could be an important tool to solve challenges in data center management, as well as contactless commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, securing IT networks is more challenging and more essential than ever, as social distancing lockdowns add to an explosion of end users and connected devices.
We are in an age of vulnerability, where corporate security is not optional. Threats range from a physical attack to an information leak. But according to Stream Data Centers, many businesses don’t understand the full range of environmental and organizational policies to mitigate risk. A new report from Stream Data Centers explores why expert security protocols are key to maintaining protection and uptime.
The IT industry is ever changing, and today’s network engineers and architects face an ongoing list of challenges. Iron Mountain Data Centers’ Frank Scalzo highlights the top network challenges facing engineers and architects in today’s data center market.
Although the commercial and operational advantages of hybrid IT are compelling, for financial services and healthcare organizations as well as enterprises that market their services to the government sector, security and regulatory compliance are non-negotiable. Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank, takes a look at key security and compliance factors when adopting a hybrid IT strategy for your business.
In security and privacy, the big event of 2018 was the arrival of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). So why are so many reporting that they’re still not compliant -and may never be?
IT security will once again be a key issue in the data center industry in 2019, according to the four thought leaders in the DCF Executive Roundtable.
In our quarterly Executive Roundtable, five data center thought leaders discuss the security of cloud platforms and service provider facilities versus on-premises data centers.
This is the third post in a four-part series from Cyxtera that explores crucial elements to consider before choosing a colocation provider. This post focuses on ensuring your colocation provider is prepared to provide physical and virtual security for your data center.