Symantec Enterprise Security Framework
Symantec | 25 October 2011, 17:28 | IT Security
New virtual, cloud and mobile technology platforms force IT to carefully balance enhanced agility, potential ROI, and risk. Senior management is demanding that IT enable a mobile workforce with consumer-oriented devices from smartphones to iPads®. Although these devices promise to boost productivity, they also introduce new risks to data and networks. And they make the perimeter defense of any enterprise more porous and vulnerable. Virtualization and cloud computing projects aimed at cutting IT costs bring with them additional security concerns. As virtual, cloud and mobile platforms expand, they sharply increase the available methods for creating, carrying and storing information, and the resulting information explosion brings further exposure. It is the task of IT Security to assess and mitigate these risks.