Several of our clients run Red Hat Linux Operating Systems. So, when reading this headline about a cloud security company which was just purchased by Red Hat for a cool $250 million, I thought I’d report on why this is kind of a big deal.
As businesses embrace the digital information age and the diverse tool sets to engage with the community many have found these very tool sets can be a double edged sword with potentially devastating effects. Remember when HBO had sensitive information regarding one of its hottest shows Game of Thrones find its way onto Twitter?? Today businesses have to ensure that the channels with which they operate are as locked down as their data repositories are.
It’s a truism that educating employees is one of the most important steps to preventing security breaches in the workplace. In fact, one survey found that two thirds of the professionals charged with data protection and privacy training point to employees as the largest source of failure in corporate IT security measures.