In this day and age, the networking world is constantly changing with discovered risks and issues from new technologies, monitoring and security measures in new cloud environments, and many more. With so much note-worthy news, here are some snippets from interesting articles and updates from the industry this month, and what it could mean for the industry as a whole.
How to Monitor Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Networks
Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. There is an inherent need to keep up with the skills and efforts associated with gaining full network visibility due to this cloud migration. There is no one vendor that has an all-in-one solution when it comes to monitoring the cloud as the environment is getting more complex. Read more to learn how you can find ways to encompass all when looking into cloud network traffic and protecting your data.
7 Steps to Enhance IoT Security
When trying to secure the Internet of Things (IoT), many companies need to shift their efforts across multiple areas in order to have a much more holistic approach and ensure networks, systems, data and devices are well protected. There had been many data breaches related to IoT this year already, hence many companies must explore various ways to increase their monitoring and surveillance efforts. Here are 7 security practices that you can consider when augmenting IoT security. Read more.
How to Get the Most Out of Network Performance Management Tools
As mentioned in the previous article, due to the ever expanding demands on monitoring and securing today’s network, many IT admins are challenged with managing multiple network performance management tools in order to keep up with threats and breaches. If these tools remain siloed, most of the network operations might be fragmented and hence not be as efficient when keeping your network secure. Read more here for an insight from an EMA™ researcher on ways to manage tools better.
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