Time is not on our side. To succeed against threats, organizations need automation and cognitive technologies combined with strategy, process and testing. Effective resiliency requires investment, leadership and a culture where people imprint an always-on attitude onto their professional DNA.
For decades, business continuity was viewed as a way to prevent disasters when hardware and software failed. This process focused primarily on preparing for human error, poor change management and natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and fires. But now, more than any other time in history, cyberattacks are flooding the front lines in the resiliency battle. Cyberattacks aren’t just another threat — they’re the mother of all threats.
就算你不好「Pokemon Go」，身邊總會有人在玩。員工在休息時把玩手機其實無傷大雅，我們也很難杜絕「寵物小精靈」在辦公室的出現。但企業在考慮保安原則時，仍要兼顧安全與效率。企業在決定採用個別雲端應用時，原來可借鏡同類的「Pokemon Go」的一些成功元素。
(Note: This article is a repost from Security Intelligence)
If you haven’t played the new “Pokemon Go” game yourself, someone close to you definitely has. The game has gone viral since its release, and it has people out in droves wandering around neighborhoods looking for Pikachu.
Five Lessons From ‘Pokemon Go’
In the workplace, cloud apps such as “Pokemon Go” are wildly popular — and have been for a while. We all want to play, but CISOs must consider some general security requirements to be both efficient and safe.
Here are five requirements from “Pokemon Go” that can be applied to adopting cloud apps in your organization.
(This article is a repost from A Smarter Planet Blog)
Over the past two decades, the Internet, cloud computing and related technologies have revolutionized many aspects of business and society. These advances have made individuals and organizations more productive, and they have enriched many people’s lives.
Yet the basic mechanics of how people and organizations forge agreements with one another and execute them have not been updated for the 21st century. In fact, with each passing generation we’ve added more middlemen, more processes, more bureaucratic checks and balances, and more layers of complexity to our formal interactions–especially financial transactions. We’re pushing old procedures through new pipes.
This apparatus–the red tape of modern society–extracts a “tax” of many billions of dollars per year on the global economy and businesses.
What can be done? One potential solution is an intriguing technology called blockchain, which is little understood outside a small fraternity of computer scientists.