The importance of physical security for protecting data is generally well understood, but how often does your organization assess the level of physical security for protecting data? Download the new white paper by Chatsworth Products, which presents an overview of data security regulations and compliance requirements, makes an argument for extending physical security to the rack level and recommends the use of electronic locking and access control systems at the rack level.
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.
In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Eddie Ankers, Director of Corporate Security for RagingWire, discusses best practices for data center security, and insights on how to protect your data center and the assets in it.
The growth in stored data volumes is putting pressure on IT budgets and services delivery. Burgeoning volumes of unstructured data commonly drive this ongoing trend. Download a new white paper from Cloudian that offers a review and economic evaluation of Cloudian’s Hyperstore as compared to the traditional purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA).
Threats will continue to escalate, both in number and sophistication, and having a sound data center security strategy that includes colocation can be the best way to mitigate your threat risk. David Mettler, Vice President of Sales and the Market Director for the US at IO, explains why continually evaluating and updating your data center security strategy is mission critical.