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Strategy for Sustaining Optimal Security

by on Jun.12, 2009, under Storage

Strategy for Sustaining Optimal Security

Optimal security must not only be attained, but also sustained over time.  A good security strategy must be forward thinking to understand how intervention and continual maintenance will be needed, then implement those capabilities as part of a complete service deployment.

&aposOptimal Security&apos is the right balance of security spending and losses prevented where business acceptable losses are achieved.Organizations are likely to mandate security expectations which typically manifests in a set of configurations, specifications, and operating standards.Establishing a baseline security is a good practice, but in order to remain effective it must adapt to changes in the environment by remaining dynamic to keep in lock-step with rapidly changing threats, vulnerabilities, and resulting exposures.I recently spoke with an organization who had established a security posture which relied heavily on a hardened OS and application build for their systems.The platformThis is one simple technical example.


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