Principles of an Effective Cybersecurity Strategy

According to MetricStream’s, ‘The State of Cyber Security in the Financial Services Industry’ report, around 66 percent of financial services institutions have faced at least one cyber-attack in the last 12 months. The cost of this can even result in a complete shutdown of the business."

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Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Strategy Race

Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Strategy Race

Avere, a data storage company, recently teamed up with Gatepoint Research to look at cloud optimization strategies. The survey found that 80% of respondents have some sort of cloud storage in place. About 37% cited that they use the public cloud, while 35% cited they use a private cloud.

Additional survey findings included the following:
  • Respondents place the most value on scalability and flexibility
  • 81% of respondents already have, are investigating or are developing a cloud strategy
  • 45% of respondents plan on public cloud use within the next 5 years, 29% plan to use the private cloud and 22% will look to hybrid options
  • Respondents report plans to shift to cloud use for on-demand processing, storage and applications
  • Security is the number one concern regarding cloud use followed by uncertainty over service provider longevity and interoperability
  • Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3 are the most popular public cloud services being used
  • Disaster recovery and business continuity are key benefits of public cloud use

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Source: Averesystems

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