Finding Holes in Enterprise Network Security
Despite plenty of security spending enterprises are still vulnerable.
While enterprises spend thousands of dollars on the latest lines of security defense, this Processor.com article suggests that they are still vulnerable to data breaches and failed audits. As recommended in this article, the first step is to assess current security measures to identify security holes and to keep in mind that any changes you make to the network may open up your enterprise to security threats.
"Whether they are intended or not, network changes can expose new services and network devices to the Internet, thereby introducing a new area for hackers to attack, Duran explains.
"Network design plays a role in keeping enterprises secure, as well, Duran adds. Design flaws, such as allowing for local network congestion or failing to separate local networks, can also expose the networks to security compromises."