The dynamic new world of divergent, super-scale data (due to new technology paradigms such as mobile, big data and cloud) has put a lot of pressure on traditional WANs, impacting their consistency and performance.
Any organization with hopes of growing (or even doing business) in the future must adopt new tools, platforms and processes to thrive in the ever-changing world of technology. Digital transformation is happening in every industry, at every level of government and in academia far faster than most experts predicted.
EMM hence refers to solutions, products and services that ensure the security of data and integrate with enterprise IT systems to meet corporate concerns.
In 2015, a vulnerability was detected in WiFi routers in hotel allowing attackers to distribute malware and monitor and record data sent over the network. A laptop is stolen every 53 seconds in the United States.
The sheer widespread usage of e-mails, both on a personal and on a professional basis by sheer billions of people, means hackers and cyber criminals can target multiple people at once.
Let’s visualize another scenario. A group of employees go down to have lunch. One of them swipes their own card and holds it open for everyone to go through. He doesn’t notice that someone else has slipped inside while the door was open.
One of the most publicized POS breaches happened with American retailer, Target in 2013 where 41 million customer payment card accounts and contact information for more than 60 million Target customers were affected.
Hybrid cloud has become a widely recognized direction for development in recent years because it combines the advantages of public cloud (high scalability, low cost) and private cloud (outstanding security, reliability, and performance).