From CIoTO to automation architect, new IT roles are rising to fill emerging needs. Some may fizzle, but others may have a long future thanks to underlying IT trends.
Businesses, in their haste to move to the cloud, often fall for untested cloud architecture, or even an unproven cloud service provider (CSP) – often failing to make sure the CSP’s capabilities fit their own business strategy needs.
Network security is the practice of preventing and protecting against unauthorized intrusion into corporate networks. As a philosophy, it complements endpoint security, which focuses on individual devices; network security instead focuses on how those devices interact, and on the connective tissue between them.
Companies gather intelligence on their rivals just like nation-states do. Sometimes its legal, but industrial espionage can easily slip over the line into criminality.
At Volkswagen India, Milind Nanal performed implementation of redundant appliances threat prevention subscription in order to replace the installed perimeter firewall. A separate firewall was established for internal segmentation and production network. This led to cost benefits and freed up significant bandwidth for the organization.
At the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, Krishna Dhumal implemented a business solution with integrated modules like forensics, advanced security analytics and cyber security monitoring. The company was able to generate cyber intelligence reports, in-depth forensics analysis, data leak prevention, and behavior analysis for each employee.
Nikesh Arora, formerly Chief Business Officer at Google and COO at SoftBank, replaced Mark McLaughlin as the CEO of cybersecurity giant Palo Alto Networks.
Acting as a final layer to a perimeter defense, Facebook’s global security data centers team guards intellectual property. It’s an integrated approach where even the company’s office buildings are designed to put physical protection between servers and the public.
The distributed ledger technology, better known as blockchain, has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, save money and disrupt IT in ways not seen since the internet arrived.