Recognising the problem and putting a plan and strategy in place on how you're going to tackle it is the essential first step.
If your company doesn't have the internal resources and IT expertise to ensure IT systems are secure and up-to-date then you have the option of outsourcing IT at a reasonable price to a managed services provider.
The problem with placing your organisation's digital crown jewels in the public cloud is that you must rely on the CSP's own security controls to identify and stop attackers.
Many SMBs conclude that the best way to gain proper protection is through a managed services approach and more managed service providers (MSPs) rising to the challenge and adding managed security services says Mike Puglia.
Azure is very easy to deploy but if ISO27001 processes get overlooked because you get the functionality without doing your homework then the business becomes vulnerable to threats warns Ian Daly.
Moving to the cloud? Don't neglect the security challenges. Ensure you have a security policy that works seamlessly across on-premise and cloud says Dave Nicholson
Nicolas Capitoni says anaged Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is so valuable because it empowers organisations to cost effectively find and isolate compromised endpoints before any real damage is done.
Cloud gives certain tools. We need to understand as organisations where our core competence is and for many companies, it's not infrastructure." But he added that you do need visibility about what is going on.
Managed security services can alleviate the uncertainty security professionals currently experience about their ability to take full advantage of the latest technology, security best practices and 24x7x365 monitoring says David Venable.
In the drive to increase efficiency, organisations have outsourced many 'non-core' functions so how can they mitigate the information risks of using third-party IT suppliers?
Outsourcing data and services to the cloud makes good business sense provided your organisation takes steps to mitigate the inherent risks, according to one of the speakers at EuroCACS 2016.
George Davies highlights the risks and considerations necessary to keep in mind prior to outsourcing your IT to a third party.