The Changing Communications Security Landscape

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Nov 5, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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The Changing Communications Security Landscape

Prem Iyer | VP of
North America Channel
Programs | 07/11/12

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Gartne
r: 5.6 billion worldwide mobile connections in 2011, up 11% from 5
billion in 2010; reach at least 7.4 billion by 2015


Mobile Revolution
Requires ‘Baked In’ Security Approach


Increased Sharing of Info



Coalition Forces & Intra
-
Federal (IC & DOD)


June
15
:
DoD

formal
device strategy
,
broader adoption of commercial
devices, enterprise
-
wide approach to apps.



McAfee
: After many years, recent mobile malware “explosion”, jumped
1,200%
in Q1 2012, largely around Android platform attacks.










Image: U.S. Army


Explosion of Devices and Apps, and New Threats

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Continuous
M
onitoring

Need: $
202 million to
expand government
-
wide adoption of
processes and solutions in 2013 alone, including
DoD
.




Why?
:

Increased complexity and constant change in network security infrastructure
itself, as well as attacks, new devices, use of cloud.



Perimeters Disappeared


Protect Subnets


Adapt to Change


Agile


Network Visibility is
Crucial






DoD

federated mobile device strategy:
C
ites continuous monitoring specifically as
key aspect of secure deployment and management.










Image:
Fedramp

Security: Visibility, Monitoring and Awareness

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New
domain
battlefield
map



Align
Protection with Risk



Full
-
time situational awareness



Ability to Identify Threat
Vector




Maintain control via
monitoring




Understand exposed vulnerabilities



Streamline
info sharing



Report
metrics
centrally







Image: Liverpool War Museum



Visibility is Key to
Risk Mitigation

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