What’s New with Azure Security 

Cybercrime is happening all around us. If you haven’t been affectedit’s not a question of “if” but “when. Organized crime syndicates or script kiddie hackers employ sophisticated tools to generate profit or cause reputational damage. Nationstate actors leverage hacking to further political or economic agendas. The threats we see today are not new, but the level of sophistication has reached new heights.  

“The World Economic Forum estimates the economic value destroyed by cybercrime attacks at $3 trillion.”

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Top three reasons to use a micro-segmentation solution like VMware NSX

Editor’s note (September 2019): We updated this post with additional resources/links about multicloud networking. 

One of the most hyped use cases of software-defined networking (SDN) is micro-segmentation — and for a good reason. With solutions such as VMware NSX, micro-segmentation promises several high-value business outcomes. These include modern security, seamless operations and optimized user experience.

Learn the key three reasons why you should consider micro-segmentation for your organization:

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Reversing Cybersecurity Trends with Watson

It doesn’t take an expert to tell you that the cybersecurity war isn’t going well. You can just follow the money. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018, security spending will have grown by 8% compared to 2017, a year that saw security budgets reach a historic high. It would be better if this spending had lead to a decline in security breaches, that doesn’t appear to be the case. [Read more…]