Top Cloud Security Challenges in 2020

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Without question, public cloud providers have made the deployment of applications and services simpler than ever. But while complexity has never been easier, security has never been more difficult. FireMon’s 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report found respondents aren’t making much headway against the rapid rise of public cloud ... Read More

Want to Retain Top Cybersecurity Talent? Add Automation.

Cybersecurity professionals are still expected to do more with less, even as cloud adoption grows. FireMon’s second annual State of the Hybrid Cloud Security survey found that in general, budgets for security are not increasing and there’s still a shortage of qualified people. Lack of qualified personnel was right behind ... Read More

Automation and integration thwarts misconfiguration, staff burnout

Keeping pace with the rapid growth of the hybrid cloud growth is difficult for security professionals when everything’s done manually. FireMon’s State of Hybrid Cloud Security Survey found most respondents still don’t have the benefits of automation that can help security policy keep up with cloud-first strategies. Nearly two-thirds (65.4 ... Read More

Complexity keeps pressure on security professionals to keep up with cloud growth

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FireMon’s 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report found respondents aren’t making much headway against the rapid rise of public cloud adoption. Visibility remains a challenge and organizations still struggle for clarity around shared responsibility for public cloud security. The post Complexity keeps pressure on security professionals to keep up ... Read More
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Reduce Cloud Security Complexity With Zero Touch Automation

The increase in hybrid and multi-cloud environments has increased complexity for cloud security Technology has advanced at a rapid pace over the past 20 years, and companies have had to digitally innovate to keep up with competitors. As organizations increase their digital assets, they are also increasingly moving to public ... Read More
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FireMon Automation: Animated

The Next Decade in Policy Management is Automated

As your business grows, so does the pressure on your security team to do more. Automation is essential, but it’s not a panacea for the breadth and scope of today’s threats. Feedback from FireMon customers shows they know automation can help them. They believe, and so do we, that anywhere ... Read More
12 Days of Cyber Awareness

12 Days of Cyber Awareness

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It’s that time of year again. Enjoy this fun and informative list of tips to help you become more cyber-aware. DAY 1. When is a USB not a USB? A USB is not a USB when it has been weaponized and staged to deploy some type of malicious code. Did ... Read More
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Predictions 2020: Is Security Automation the Answer?

As we look toward 2020 and plan for the ongoing IT security skills shortage, we continue to rationalize the use of automation. Will it help reduce complexities and improve compliance? Are there more risks than rewards? With Gartner predicting that 99% of all firewall breaches will be caused by misconfigurations ... Read More
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5 Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity trends—a result of technological developments, cultural shifts and attackers’ innovations—build upon the past. Without the Internet of Things, we wouldn’t have edge computing; without privacy concerns, we wouldn’t have such strong legislation growth. We’ve identified five emerging trends in cybersecurity, where automation is an underlying theme, that will shape ... Read More
No One is Pulling the Plug on Firewalls Anytime Soon

No One is Pulling the Plug on Firewalls Anytime Soon

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The firewall is dead. Long live the firewall! Research firms and tech pundits have predicted the demise of the firewall for years now, chiefly because it doesn’t protect against modern day threats and is often so mismanaged it causes more problems than it solves. However, FireMon’s 2019 State of the ... Read More