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Scale IT

Scaling IT operations refers to the process of optimizing IT tasks and workflows to be more flexible and accommodate future growth and success. Businesses must balance the need for ops that can quickly ramp up and down according to temporary requirements while delivering efficiency and higher productivity.... More

SecOps

SecOps (Security + Operations) is a movement that helps in building collaboration between IT security and operations teams. When these two teams work closely together, they share accountability and responsibility in maintaining the overall state and security of the organization.... More

Security Misconfiguration

In layman's terms, security misconfiguration is failing to implement appropriate security controls for web or server applications. It could also mean implementing the security controls with errors. Often what companies may conclude as safe or unnecessary can expose them to dangerous risks. When configuration settings do not comply with industry security standards (OWASP top 10, and CIS benchmarks) it leads to security... More

Shadow IT

Shadow IT is the use of IT devices, systems, software, services, and applications without explicit IT department approval. Shadow IT has grown exponentially in recent years with the adoption of cloud-based applications and services. More than 40% of all IT spending at a company occurs outside the IT department. This growth is driven by the quality of consumer applications, such as... More

SIEM

SIEM or Security information and event management combine security information management (SIM) and security event management (SEM) to collect log data for analysis and reports on security threats and events. Plus, it conducts real-time system monitoring, notifies network admins about important issues, and establishes correlations between security events.... More

Single pane of glass view

Single pane of glass solutions present data from multiple sources — whether that be across data centers or from the data center to the cloud — in a unified view. It gives you the ability to log in once and access the tools you need to do execute workflows; acquire security options that limit or expand an individual user's access... More

Software-defined network monitoring

Software-defined monitoring oversees the traffic in a virtualized network. Software-defined monitoring applications can be integrated with other applications. They also have the capacity to respond to current information about application behavior and requirements, status, network performance, and security. Effective SDN monitoring involves not only the software aspect of SDN, but the physical as well. It offers a centralized mechanism that... More

Spear phishing

Spear phishing is an electronic communication or email specifically targeted towards individuals, businesses, or organizations. Spear phishing is often used as a carefully planned strategy to steal sensitive data with malicious intent. Criminals can also use this approach to install malware on the victim's device. A potential victim receives an email from a trustworthy source (made to look trustworthy by attackers). If trapped by the... More

Spyware

A malware that penetrates your computing device and steals sensitive information. Following that, it transfers your data to advertisers, data firms, or external users. By launching a spyware attack, threat actors can monitor your internet activity, track your login and password information, and get their hands on your sensitive information.... More

Stabilize IT

Enterprises need to create a stable IT environment capable of assimilating frequent and rapid changes across hybrid infrastructure. These changes include capacity upgrades, new technology introductions, new features, and capabilities. The goal is to gain a predictable, steady-state mode of operations regardless of changes being introduced into the IT environment. Historically, we found that the more change a company introduced,... More

Swivel-chair interfaces

Swivel-chair interfaces refer to IT operations teams switching between multiple screens, tools, and windows on their laptops or mobile devices, leading to lower productivity. The origin of the term is based on work environments from decades ago, where it was common to glide around the workspace to alternate between devices such as telephones, file storage, copiers, and desks.... More