Cisco: Security as a Strategic Imperative
In the digital era, every company is considered a technology company. Whether you provide electricity, banking or public transportation, you are increasingly dependent upon the internet and network connectively. If all companies are technology companies, that means all companies need to prioritize cybersecurity as a strategic imperative to ensure they are connected, digitized and successful.
Every organization should focus on two cybersecurity fundamentals: Understand what’s going on, and know the simple actions you can take to facilitate better cybersecurity in your environment. We can leverage the network to enable both of these fundamentals. To do so requires good network hygiene.
At Cisco, we’ve been working to draw attention to the hidden security risks organizations face by not properly maintaining their aging infrastructures and patching vulnerable systems. The trends lead us to believe we should expect to see more of this activity in the future – with widespread attacks that target not only traditional servers and endpoints, but also the network itself. This future activity will bring with it significant consequences affecting not just enterprises but entire industries.
Read the entire article here, Security as a Strategic Imperative
Via the fine folks at Cisco Systems.