Bridging the Divide Between IT Security & IT Operations By @BillBerutti | @CloudExpo #Cloud

After the deluge of data breaches in 2014 and more emerging every day, security is without a doubt a top strategic initiative for just about every enterprise in 2015. Along with top-notch security, it is imperative for organizations – particularly cloud-driven ones – to also have leading operations tools in place to manage the availability and reliability of their infrastructure. Consider these statistics: more than 80 percent of attacks target known vulnerabilities and 79 percent of vulnerabilities have patches available on the day of the attack’s disclosure. It’s shocking then to realize that it takes 193 days on average to resolve the average vulnerability. Clearly, something needs fixing. The gap between IT security and IT operations teams needs closing.

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