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Six principles for securing the cloud

Demand for the cloud is increasing steadily, with Gartner predicting that 85% of organizations will embrace a cloud-first strategy by 2025. To keep cloud networks safe, cloud security is constantly evolving as they work to keep pace with malicious network attacks. Key to this is the adoption of zero trust security by IT managers—the concept […]

Strengthen your IT security foundation with these patch management best practices

Every business faces the challenge of ensuring data security and maintaining safe operations. This has become even more challenging with the rise of work-from-anywhere (WFA) arrangements, which increases security risks. Besides securing WFA computers, other infrastructure elements—including on-premises network devices and phone systems—must be regularly updated and scanned. To build a strong foundation for your […]

The fundamentals of SASE and zero trust security

What is SASE and zero trust? Securing sensitive data becomes increasingly complicated as hybrid and fully remote environments become prevalent. Traditional security models fail in distributed IT environments, where every network-connected device represents a potential risk. Businesses can overcome the challenges of modern networking with flexible, scalable, and evolving security measures. Two critical approaches to […]

The necessity of security risk assessments during mergers and acquisitions

Security assessments and penetration testing are well-established tools for staving off risk. But even when an IT security team believes they have SecOps handled, a merger or acquisition (M&A) introduces unknown variables. M&As are often a monkey wrench thrown into IT security, introducing a foreign environment into the existing network—often on an aggressive timeline. Integrating […]

Improving enterprise security with zero trust principles

Zero trust is a strategic framework every company can strive to implement that will strengthen enterprise security systems. The basics of zero trust are foundational and vital to the continued defense of your digital estate. A crucial part of a successful cybersecurity strategy is determining where to place your organization’s focus. A good starting place […]

Seven approaches to cloud integration during mergers and acquisitions

Cloud integration during M&As is the ideal time to streamline your IT environment. Why cloud integration should be a priority during restructuring Business restructurings like mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures are the perfect moment to take on cloud integration projects. Forbes reported that organizations allocate more than 30% of their cloud spending budget to underused or […]

Simplify mergers and acquisitions by upgrading to cloud networking

Of the many elements involved during mergers, acquisitions (M&As), and divestitures, technology is often a deal breaker. Fortunately, cloud networking provides a reliable solution to many of the challenges of M&As. A majority of M&As fail Research from McKinsey shows that 10% of mergers are called off annually. Additionally, many studies demonstrate that between 70% […]

Elevate user experience with a cloud contact center

Today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape forces organizations to constantly seek new ways to improve customer satisfaction and employee engagement. Cloud contact centers are transformational solutions that streamline communications and collaboration, empowering agents to deliver exceptional support. Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) helps organizations elevate communications without substantial investments in new infrastructure using serviced-based cloud […]

Cybersecurity in 2023: The MOVEit data breach and regulatory responses

This episode of Inside the CISO’s Office explores some of the most significant developments in cybersecurity in 2023 to date, including the MGM Resorts breach, the MOVEit data breach, and the resulting updates to compliance rules from regulators. The 2023 cyber threat outlook The threat landscape continues to see an increase in ransomware activity week […]