Stories by George Tsoukas
What CISOs think about cyber security, visibility and cloud
Seeking to uncover the minds of CISOs and CIOs across Asia Pacific, my company recently asked Frost & Sullivan to take a snapshot of cloud adoption behaviour in the region.
Let’s clear the cloud visibility haze with app awareness
Increasingly, organisations are heading for the cloud, initiating new born-in-the-cloud architectures and migrating existing applications via ‘lift and shift’ or refactoring.
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
How to prevent ransomware devastation
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
Why doubling down on corporate defence works so well
The security operations centre has come a long way since the early 2000s. It wasn’t even called a SOC in those days.
Why network visibility must be the foundation of Zero Trust architecture
In May 2021, U.S. Presidential Executive Order 14028 on improving the nation’s cybersecurity was issued, directing federal agencies to transition to a Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) as they modernise and move to cloud services.
Dark clouds on the horizon: How to close the gaps in cloud security
These days cloud security is more trusted than ever. According to a recent study in a survey of 2,000 IT leaders from around the globe, nearly 85% of respondents said that they trust cloud security practices as much as, or more than, those associated with their on-premises data infrastructures.
What is OT security and how does it differ from IT security?
Let’s consider what OT is, its relationship with IT, and the common problems people experience in working with it.
What exactly is 5G security, and why is it essential?
Many things that make 5G so appealing, like the decreased latency and increased bandwidth, are also threats to security.
How cloud monitoring delivers both challenges and benefits
To ensure that cloud initiatives are performing to their potential, cloud monitoring takes several different forms.
Three ways Shark Week mirrors cybersecurity marketing
Here are three ways that myths are spread by Shark Week and how they are analogous to the myths currently percolating in cybersecurity marketing.
What Is TLS 1.2 — and why should we still care?
Gigamon country manager for ANZ George Tsoukas takes a closer look at the history of cryptographic protocols.
How multi-cloud visibility ensures business continuity
One of the most common applications and use cases that we’ve seen for this capability is tracking the status of SSL/TLS certificates on the thousands of application and communication servers that make up an enterprise network.
Three security essentials for financial services
Financial services organisations must provide the best possible customer experience in terms of mobile and online application availability, performance and security, writes Gigamon country manager for ANZ George Tsoukas.
What cloud-native actually means
Although the benefits of the cloud-native approach are widely recognised, there is a lot of confusion about what cloud-native computing is.
The ins and outs of cloud-native computing
For businesses and other organisations that want to get the most out of their approach to the cloud, cloud-native computing may provide the answer, writes Gigamon country manager for ANZ George Tsoukas.
Why network monitoring and visibility are key to 5G success
Service providers must be prepared to offer unparalleled 5G experiences without compromising on speed, performance or security - all without breaking the bank.
Why IT and HR must work together to help businesses weather the storm
Employers are striving to balance team productivity, security and employee engagement. If remote work is the new norm, it’s impossible to ignore the challenging nature of the situation, writes Gigamon manager for ANZ George Tsoukas.
Network visibility is the crux of security in 2020
Resilience sits at the heart of security, and there is a need for organisations’ architecture, processes and strategies to be more impervious in order to continue to ensure protection, writes Gigamon ANZ manager George Tsoukas.
How businesses can lift protection against mobile threats
The mobile phone has become ubiquitous both personally and professionally. Many of these devices are able to access corporate networks and sensitive data, yet many may not be as protected or secured as company-owned devices.
Trust without visibility is blind – Avi Networks
Enterprises are wanting to gain the trust of their customers, but are often found blindly defending themselves.
Avi Networks: Using visibility to build trust
Visibility, also referred to as observability, is a core tenet of modern application architectures for basic operation, not just for security.