Security, Compliance Risks, Cost and How To Safeguard Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a powerful, feature rich platform that delivers substantial productivity gains and cost savings. Organisations rushing to adopt Office 365 risk creating holes in their wider security architecture. See where you could be exposed, and what to do to get protected.

Security, Compliance Risks, Cost and How To Safeguard Office 365. Source: Symantec
Security, Compliance Risks, Cost and How To Safeguard Office 365. Source: Symantec

If you’ve migrated to, or are considering migrating to Office 365, read this article to learn:

  • The security and compliance risks you could face in the cloud
  • Data breaches and how they impact you
  • How you can deliver end-to-end threat protection in Office 365

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Open Source Management Challenges, Best Practices and Key Goals in Development

When software is deployed continuously, composition analysis for quality, compliance, and security within code needs to be managed strategically. Ensuring that the benefits of open source are not outweighed by risks, software developers and corporate counsel must align around tools and practices to help manage their open source code responsibly to drive business value. Building and Maintaining a Successful Open Source Management Strategy discusses:

  • Software challenges including compliance, security and code quality
  • Best practices for managing open source software
  • Key goals of a successful open source management strategy
  • Essential steps for achieving your open source goals
Open Source Management Challenges, Best Practices and Key Goals in Development. Source: Fossa
Open Source Management Challenges, Best Practices and Key Goals in Development. Source: Fossa

Developers choose to use open source code to accelerate development, but manual open source management counters the time-saving advantages that drew them to open source in the first place.

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Medtech Industry Trends Driving Innovation, Cost Reductions & Better Patient Experiences

The medtech industry is in the midst of unprecedented transformation in terms of treatments, technologies, and patient experience. As a trusted advisor, power supply providers collaborate with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as partners, with the provider offering new product capabilities developed in response to OEM and end-user needs. By forming partnerships with trusted suppliers, we can overcome the barriers to future device development while responding to industry and patient needs.

Medtech Industry Trends Driving Innovation, Cost Reductions & Better Patient Experiences. Source: Shutterstock
Medtech Industry Trends Driving Innovation, Cost Reductions & Better Patient Experiences. Source: Shutterstock

By forming partnerships with trusted suppliers, we can overcome the barriers to future device development while responding to industry and patient needs.
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How Nestlé uses Kollective to Improve Employee Engagement with Video

Nestlé leverages Kollective to give over 180,000 of their employees a voice, enabling internal communications and collaboration with no impact on the network.

Nestlé background. Source: Kollective
Nestlé background. Source: Kollective

Founded in in 1866, Nestlé is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. With headquarters in Switzerland, Nestlé has offices, factories and research and development centers worldwide.

Prior to 2011, Nestlé distributed educational video content directly to employees via streaming servers in its data centers. The limitations of this approach meant reaching remote employees in difficult locations was almost impossible.

Various work-around solutions were tried such as posting DVDs to each location and asking employees to gather in rooms to watch content together on a big screen, but they were not satisfactory and reaching every employee was never truly achieved.

“One of Kollective’s strengths is their team spirit and quality of support at all levels. They are very responsive. We are not concerned customers, but part of a big team.” – Geneviève Reymond,Senior Specialist (Collaboration & Mobility) Digital Service Unit Nestlé

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Eliminate Misconfigurations in CASB using McAfee MVISION Cloud

With the amount of data that’s moving to the cloud, you’re going to need a trusted security solution to help protect this data. McAfee MVISION Cloud is that solution. It protects data where it lives today, with a solution that was built natively in the cloud, for the cloud.

Eliminate Misconfigurations in CASB using McAfee MVISION Cloud. Source: McAfee
Eliminate Misconfigurations in CASB using McAfee MVISION Cloud. Source: McAfee

Moving from legacy applications to the cloud with McAfee has helped many originations like yours protect valuable data and avoid misconfigurations. We solve unique problems in the marketplace that everybody wanted to solve but didn’t know how to.

In this article, you’ll learn how McAfee MVISION Cloud Solution can help your organization detect, protect, and correct. Learn more about McAfee MVISION Cloud features and architecture in this overview datasheet.
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Will Database in the Cloud (DBaaS) meet your Business Growth Needs?

The demands on enterprises to improve time to market is driving firms of all sizes to move their databases to the cloud. Even companies used to rolling their own technology solutions are drawn to cloud databases. While DBaaS cloud offerings are gaining more traction as a solution for changing workloads and environments, that need to evolve and meet new business demands comes with its own set of caveats and issues.

Will Database in the Cloud (DBaaS) meet your Business Growth Needs? Source: Percona
Will Database in the Cloud (DBaaS) meet your Business Growth Needs? Source: Percona

Before moving to the cloud, it is important to carefully define your database needs, plan for the migration and understand what putting a solution into production entails.

This article discusses the following subjects on moving to the cloud:

  • What is “the cloud” exactly, and why are businesses moving to it?
  • Should you move your business environment to the cloud?
  • What questions should you ask a potential DBaaS provider?
  • What are the things you need to plan for and be aware of to ensure a smooth transition?

Read on this article to find out how to define your cloud provider requirements, plan for the migration and understand what putting a cloud solution into production entails.
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Monash University Achieve Cloud-Only with NetApp ONTAP Cloud for AWS

Monash University, Australia’s largest higher education institution, serves 80,000 students, staff and faculty across four continents, annually ranking among the top universities in the world. It has a clear mission: to inspire and equip its students to be agents of change while setting an example for others. Monash University aspires to be cutting-edge for educational and administrative digital services. In 2015 it adopted a multi-year, cloud-first strategy that eventually became cloud-only.

Monash University Achieve Cloud-Only with NetApp ONTAP Cloud for AWS. Source: NetApp
Monash University Achieve Cloud-Only with NetApp ONTAP Cloud for AWS. Source: NetApp

Using NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP’s enterprise-class data management solution, Monash was able to achieve their cloud-only goals through:

  • Easy migration of data to the cloud, decommissioning their last on-site data center in four months only.
  • Enhanced data management and protection on AWS, while reducing storage footprints (and costs) by 25%.
  • Cost-effective scaling to address elastic demand.
  • Automated storage tiering to support long-term data retention and pooling data for analytics.

Read more about how Monash University uses the cloud to stay at the forefront of higher education with NetApp.
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Cyber Security Skills Crisis in 2019: Understand Impact of Patchwork Defences and Reduced Complexity

Cyber security leaders know it’s tough to recruit and retain top talent. But exclusive new research reveals the true scale of the challenge. 45% of CISOs surveyed feel their teams can’t keep up with technological change, while 46% are too busy to learn about the latest cyber threats.

Cyber Security Skills Crisis in 2019: Understand Impact of Patchwork Defences and Reduced Complexity. Source: Symantec
Cyber Security Skills Crisis in 2019: Understand Impact of Patchwork Defences and Reduced Complexity. Source: Symantec

Based on responses from over 3,000 security professionals, High Alert Chapter 2 analyses today’s skills crisis and recommends ways to overcome it, by:

  • Looking beyond traditional candidate profiles
  • Re-energising your cyber security training and education programs
  • Lightening the load on your existing resources by adopting an integrated security platform.

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Office 365 Security Use Cases for McAfee Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

McAfee has found a 63% increase in threats in a 2-year period in Office 365. The array of threats to your Office 365 has been on the minds of many organizations. With more sensitive data continuously going to the cloud, keeping your environment safe should be a vital topic in your boardroom discussions. As the use of Office 365 increases, there are new questions about the security and compliance of your data. Microsoft has security for the Office 365 platform, but your company is still responsible for user actions that could expose data or create compliance violations.

Office 365 Security Use Cases for McAfee Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Source: McAfee
Office 365 Security Use Cases for McAfee Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Source: McAfee

McAfee is here to help you control access to Office 365 in multiple scenarios including:

  • Users (employees, third parties)
  • Network types (on-network, off-network)
  • Application experiences (web application, native application)
  • Device types (unmanaged and managed)

Read on this article to find out how McAfee answers questions arising about the security and compliance of corporate data. Learn about the seven most common Office 365 security and compliance use cases for a cloud access security broker (CASB) and how McAfee customers address them.

Additionally, you will learn about:

  • Recommended CASB capabilities
  • Available CASB deployment architectures
  • How the customer maturity model guides CASB deployment to maximize ROI

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How to Improve Network Architecture ROI with Network Packet Brokers (NPBs)

The return on investment (ROI) of your network infrastructure is based on its performance and effectiveness. A compelling ROI analysis is the difference between a successfully funded IT project, and one that gets canceled. This is especially true for relatively new technologies that are not well understood by IT management. The ROI of your network infrastructure is based on two pillars:

  • performance and effectiveness. Network packet brokers (NPBs)
  • offer direct benefits to network operations and security in both areas.

Network packet brokers (NPBs) offer direct benefits in both areas. For example, NPBs like our new Vision X help extend the life of your monitoring and security tools. The future-ready Vision X platform allows you to scale as your network grows, which reduces the need for maintenance windows to upgrade hardware and maximises your network uptime. Read on this article to learn more about how Vision X and other NPBs can increase your cost-savings and improve your network infrastructure ROI.

How to Improve Network Architecture ROI with Network Packet Brokers (NPBs). Source: ixiacom
How to Improve Network Architecture ROI with Network Packet Brokers (NPBs). Source: ixiacom

By reading this article, you will learn five different ways you can use network packet brokers (NPBs) to improve your network architecture ROI:

  • Expedite troubleshooting
  • Detect breaches faster
  • Reduce the processing burden on your existing tools
  • Extend tool life after a network upgrade
  • Streamline regulatory compliance

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