Tag Archives: Security

A recent report from Rapid7 suggests that organizations aren’t doing enough to protect their networks. The report aggregates the results of 128 penetration tests performed for large and small enterprises in a variety of industries. In more than 80 percent of the tests, the penetration testers were able to break into the network. More than…

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IoT Security

We’ve spent the last few posts talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on the enterprise IT infrastructure. First, we explained the need for new compute architectures capable of processing large volumes of IoT data in near real time. Compute resources should be moved to the edge of the network so that…

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FusionStorm Blog Graphic

In a previous post, we discussed how security has advanced from an afterthought to a high priority in the OpenStack community. Although no IT environment is immune to attack, open source software such as the OpenStack cloud computing platform has unique security challenges. Online distribution methods are susceptible to attack, patch management is complex, and…

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FusionStorm Blog Graphic

In a previous post, we discussed why organizations are turning to the OpenStack cloud computing platform to overcome the issues that plague 19 in 20 private cloud implementations, according to Gartner. OpenStack simplifies the buildout and management of private clouds with automated resource provisioning, centralized management and horizontal scalability. We also explained the various OpenStack…

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In our last post we talked about the vast amount of data being generated by a host of sensors, monitors and other devices. This machine-generated data is said to account for more than 90 percent of big data, and represents a rich mine of information that can be used to develop new business models and…

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