Ticking Time Bombs in Your Data Center

While the news focuses on external threats to data center security — international hackers clacking away on their computers from the privacy of an unmarked building, for instance — some of the most menacing dangers are caused by IT decisions that companies have inherited.

Decisions a company made about its IT processes, procedures, and applications five, 10, even 15 years ago can suddenly and catastrophically affect a company today. The result is that security breaches can be caused by complex issues that are poorly understood outside of one or two people who might not even be at the company anymore.

Read about some of these inheritance issues, and how companies can identify and mitigate the resulting risk according to Murali Palanisamy, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at AppViewX, on DarkReading.

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