Authenticating appropriate network administrators and employees has become increasingly challenging, especially for healthcare organizations and regional banking institutions, says Tim Ager of Celestix.
Business line managers are in better positions to control and monitor network and system access privileges than IT departments, since they know their employees and the privileges they should be provided, says Bill Evans of Dell Software.
Intelligence is helping organizations not only detect and prevent intrusions, says Mark Wood of Dell SecureWorks. It's also helping them identify they've been targeted for an attack in the first place.
Most organizations have more data than they know what to do with, much less understand how they can use that data in a meaningful way, say NopSec's Lisa Xu and Steven Leonard. Having the ability to aggregate that data is key.
Automating governance, risk and compliance reduces vulnerabilities that can have an adverse impact on the bottom line, says Sergio Thompson-Flores, chief executive of Modulo, a provider of GRC offerings.