A foiled plot to attack a data center in Virginia underscores the evolving landscape for data center security. Conspiracies create new risks, but modern data centers remain among the best protected buildings in the world.
In the Data Center Executive Roundtable, our panel weighs in on data center security and the new scenarios presented by edge computing and securing a more distributed infrastructure network.
There is no better time to focus on data center solutions, connectivity, and ensuring our organizations stay secure than today. Timothy Miscovich, Chief Commercial Officer at WTEC, shares strategies and solutions to keep your data center safe.
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?