3 Top Priorities to Consider When It Comes to IT Security

In the age of digital transformation, maintaining secure interactions among users, applications, and data while remaining agile and staying in compliance is more complex now than ever.

Amid the rapid growth of hectic and complex digital environments, the tools IT professionals and departments have used in the past simply are not sufficient enough to keep data and platforms safe.

Three key security concerns and challenges when it comes to enhancing security are:

· The nature of applications has changed

· The nature of infrastructure has changed

· The nature of security attacks has changed

However, with the right security measures in place, organizations can consider a transformative approach at every level of the security layer:

1. Secure application infrastructure

Application infrastructure is primarily divided between on-premise data centers, clouds, and distributed applications that leverage micro services. To keep everything safe, organizations must incorporate a unified solution that offers visibility and control.

2. Secure identity and endpoints

Enterprises are no longer dealing with a mix of operating systems alone; they are also juggling mobility, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, and a surge of connected (IoT) appliances. With so many endpoints to keep track of, IT teams must identify which endpoints are necessary and take appropriate measures to secure them.

3. Streamline compliance

The latest regulations and rules involving compliance are complex and sometimes difficult to implement or even keep up with. A holistic approach to security can provide the visibility IT companies and departments needs to stay in compliance.

IT security isn’t just an issue to think about; it is a massive challenge to undertake. With the right tools and strategies though, it is entirely possible to create a system that protects data, improves agility, and stays in compliance. Click the link below to see how.

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