Maintaining network security has never been more challenging than it is right
now. Traditional network perimeters are beginning to blur in the face of
consumerization, the rise of mobility, migration to the cloud, and the
Internet of Things. The pursuit of business agility has driven these trends,
and they offer tangible benefits, but in the rush to adopt them, information
security has been left behind.
According to the Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Global State of Information
Security Survey: 2015, the number of detected incidents reached 42.8 million
last year. That's an increase of 48% over 2013, and the total financial
losses attributed to those security breaches were up 34% on the year before.
Ever more stringent regulatory guidelines and compliance standards are also
putting businesses at risk of legal liability in the event of a successful
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