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Who Owns Security in the Data Center?
In many cases, the IT operations and security teams are disconnected, with operations focused on maximizing availability and performance. The security team can offer recommendations to mitigate risks, but it’s the operations team’s decision on what can and cannot be loaded to its servers. And many times IT operations teams assume that adding advanced security software and scanning technology can affect performance, thus not adding the necessary security measures, leaving servers completely vulnerable.
This editorial brief discusses the need for a new structure where IT operations teams must address security and risk management.