Business executives are becoming more engaged in monitoring IT security because of the revenue driven by information technology, the rise in dedicated and sophisticated Internet crime, the need for regulatory compliance, and the considerable costs associated with a successful cyber attack. In addition, the less direct control of IT assets and services that are characteristic of the typical IT environment makes the task of putting security controls in place more challenging. The controls that do exist may no longer meet the needs of today's environment, requiring security to be closely monitored and managed in order to remain relevant in this ever-changing environment. The bottom line is that the increasing complexity of the IT environment is replicated for security.
Download this analyst report to see what IDC's Reseach Vice President of Security Products, Charles Kolodgy, has to say about how to secure Rapidly changing IT environments.