We’re now midway into the 2nd month of 2018 with the beginning of year formalities behind us. For many IT Security practitioners, their budgets have been renewed for the year and security teams are looking at new security technologies with which they can protect their networks. As attacks become more focused and more monetized, security leaders are needing to ensure that their networks are fully up to date with the latest patches and that they have systems in place that can detect and protect against vulnerabilities. However, just blocking attacks is no longer going to be enough as hackers use evolving tactics in cyber-intrusion and increased evasion. Combined with lowered security team head counts with less people doing more work, what is really needed is the implementation of systems that can provide security leaders with actionable threat intelligence so that they can understand what is going on within their networks and see the challenges still being faced by the security technologies that are currently deployed.
Our complimentary publication: How to Respond to the 2018 Threat Landscape, from leading Analyst firm Gartner, will allow security leaders to take stock on their current security technologies and see where their renewed budgets might be better spent for the year.
This publication will provide an overview on how the threat landscape is changing and where business trends are moving. It will also provide a number of recommendations to those security leaders who find that their businesses are moving more increasingly to the cloud and what they should be looking at with the emerging technologies in order to implement continued protection.
Many security leaders need to put their best foot forward in order to provide their best up-front defense in preventing threats. They should look at the progression of trends throughout the info security realm and in business as these threats can either be enabled or hindered by how the enterprise deals with their security issues and with which new security technologies they introduce into their networks. By embracing tools that empower them to observe key targets of attacks and changes in trend lines, they’ll be able to see where to focus within their networks for more sustained and effective security. New technologies are now available that allow security leaders to have a clearer insight into their networks and that can arm them with actionable threat intelligence so that they can remain several steps ahead in the new threat landscape.
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