Network Se­cu­rity— It’s Ev­ery­body’s Busi­ness!

Some might think network se­cu­rity is a third world prob­lem, and more de­vel­oped coun­tries have moved on, but the truth is that the vast ma­jor­ity of en­ter­prise net­works glob­ally have yet to move on

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As the week kicks off, we are greeted with yet an­other network se­cu­rity breach mak­ing head­line news. The story comes from Bangladesh’s cen­tral bank, where hack­ers failed in their ‘e-heist’ to trans­fer $951 mn of funds, yet still man­aged to make off with a cool $81 mn, which they moved to the Philip­pines and then fun­neled to­wards Casi­nos there. A se­cu­rity in­ves­ti­ga­tion blamed the breach on lack of ba­sic se­cu­rity in­fra­struc­ture—no fire­walls, and out­dated sec­ond hand switches. That prob­lem there seems pretty ob­vi­ous, but is there more than that meets the eye? www.dqin­dia.com 49

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