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As organizations navigate their GenAI journey, the focus on data integrity, scalability, and customer value remains paramount. The discussion underscored the transformative nature of GenAI, poised to reshape not just business operations but also societal norms and job roles in the coming years.
The roundtable brought together leading technology leaders, focusing on how businesses can strategically structure and utilize data to enhance their operations and decision-making processes. This insightful discussion explored various facets of data management, including monetization strategies, the criticality of data reliability, accessibility, and security, and the challenges encountered in creating a data-driven organizational culture.
The concept of Making Corporate Security Redundant embodies this shift, marking a transition from reactive security protocols to proactive, embedded defenses that are integral to every phase of the software development life cycle (SDLC). Security, in this evolved framework, isn't an appended element but is meticulously woven into every stage of development, ensuring that every line of code authored is inherently secure and robust.
In the world of cybersecurity, service accounts play a crucial role in system functionalities and data access. These hidden entities are often overlooked, leaving them vulnerable to attack. To enhance organizational security, it's essential to audit and gain comprehensive visibility of service accounts, including their roles, responsibilities, and access privileges.
In the dynamic intersection of technology and business evolution, the migration from on-premises systems to the cloud stands out as a pivotal juncture. Our Executive Roundtable highlights critical paths and pivotal considerations instrumental in this transformation. A comprehensive cloud adoption strategy should align with organizational goals and involve diverse stakeholders.
When the drive to innovate is as persistent as the need for robust security, establishing a middle ground is not just necessary but imperative. Both elements are indispensable - innovation propels organizations into new horizons of possibilities, while security anchors them, ensuring resilience and integrity are uncompromised.
Successful automation isn't just about technology; it's a strategic confluence of understanding, planning, tool selection, training, and alignment. It's a crafted team played by IT leaders who are not just technologists but visionaries, aligning machines with human aspirations. The basics of successful automation are pillars supporting the edifice of a technologically empowered future.
The difficulty of juggling multiple tools manifests in increased complexity, soaring costs, and potential security vulnerabilities. Consolidation of these tools is essential and needs a process that requires strategic planning to reduce complexity and enhance efficiency.
AI has emerged as a powerful agent of transformation, particularly when it comes to supporting cloud-based applications and network infrastructure. AI-powered tools and services are increasingly being used to optimize network performance, improve security, and enhance overall reliability. With its ability to analyze vast amounts of data in real-time, AI is also helping businesses to identify and address potential issues before they become major problems.
Agility in network engineering has become a core tenet for organizations striving to stay competitive. As businesses grapple with rapidly changing markets, fluctuating customer demands, and emerging technologies, the static models of yesteryears no longer suffice. Now, agility is a game-changer and a business imperative, enabling organizations to quickly adapt, scale, and innovate in line with evolving demands.
The value of reliable metrics emerges as a key theme in the technology landscape, providing critical insights into an organization's security posture and guiding action prioritization. Yet, a need for ongoing refinement and enhancement underscores the importance of these metrics' accuracy, reliability, and comprehensiveness to address potential risks effectively.
The importance of cybersecurity remains a crucial topic in strategic discussions. IT departments must prioritize cybersecurity awareness to safeguard their organization. To achieve effective cybersecurity, stakeholders must clearly understand, provide support, and trust the efforts being made.
Building cyber resiliency into your security ecosystem demands a multifaceted approach, uniting several critical domains. It’s a comprehensive task that requires a blend of strategic practices and innovative technology.
In the continually evolving business landscape, the virtual roundtable discussion “Enabling Corporate Value Preservation” brought together IT leaders to exchange insights on pivotal aspects of modern corporate IT strategies.
In today’s fast-paced digital world, IT executives face many challenges as they navigate the complex landscape of technology investments and the transformation of the build versus buy decision in the ever-changing technology landscape. As technology evolves rapidly, organizations must adapt and reconsider how they approach IT investments.
Managing identity is essential for businesses to succeed in today's digital world. Identity management transcends mere security concerns and extends to crafting a seamless user experience that empowers employees to be both productive and efficient.
With the growing importance of user experience as a competitive advantage, organizations must find ways to ensure robust security while providing seamless and intuitive interactions for their customers.
The pursuit of innovation must be balanced with the need to maintain security, compliance, and the integrity of the organization's IT infrastructure.
Although organizations are investing significant resources into security education and awareness, social engineering attacks remain a pervasive threat. Even the most resilient systems can succumb to targeted social engineering attacks.
It's essential to identify and address vulnerabilities to protect your organization's sensitive data and systems.
5G has what it takes to bring a paradigm shift in the cellular network space. What challenges can businesses solve by adopting 5G?
Businesses can gauge customer sentiments, identify improvement avenues, and strategize better by analyzing data.
In today’s fast-paced world, security and development teams can no longer function in siloes.
It’s crucial for security and development teams to work together closely. But how do you bridge the gap between developers and security professionals?
More cyberattacks are happening today than ever before. Threat actors are using modern techniques to avoid detection and infiltrate corporate networks.
Conversational tools allow businesses to interact with their customers across multiple digital channels.
Modern paradigms like 5G, SD-WAN, and zero trust can enable organizations to be more agile, secure, and competitive.
Digital transformation efforts enable organizations to move to the cloud, deliver omnichannel experiences, expand easily, and increase revenue.
Going cloud-first allows you to be more agile, efficient, and flexible. It also promotes collaboration and empowers you to build a remote global workforce.
Security can no longer be an afterthought; it must be shifted left and made an intrinsic part of your applications and infrastructure.
Many organizations find it hard to build and mature their cyber programs because of the increased turnover and burnout of cybersecurity resources.
In today’s digitally connected world, integrations play a vital role—but organizations still still struggle with unifying data.
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a staple of modern security. It lets you implement consolidated authentication flows across your entire infrastructure and enables you to enforce the principle of least privilege.
Zero trust is a security model that improves your security posture and reduces your attack surface. It requires you to eliminate implicit trust and authenticate digital identities every step of the way.
Using modern technology, marketers can deliver tailored content to customers much faster, and IT personnel can ensure that they are doing it securely.
Consumer expectations are constantly evolving. To stay relevant, companies must strive to adapt.
Customer expectations and demands have been changing rapidly in the last few years. Businesses that notice and react to these changes establish a formidable competitive advantage.
What does true security really mean? And is the definition the same for every organization? How do you go about starting your security journey?
Whether you want to quickly set up a data lake and start running analytics, build truly scalable products with minimum effort, or simply decrease your infrastructural footprint, cloud is the way to go.
Being data-driven is no longer a nice-to-have characteristic, but a necessary one.
A new buzzword in the data world is data intensity. What does it really mean? Can it be measured? What can data intensity KPIs enable you to achieve?
Customer data is often the most valuable asset a company has and protecting it has become a primary concern for organizations.
What does it take to start and progress on the zero trust journey?
Is identity a precursor to compliance, or is there a way to adhere to security standards and frameworks without a well-built identity system?
The rising number of sophisticated ransomware attacks has forced companies to consider shifting security left.
Using DevSecOps, organizations can automate security controls at various stages of app development.
In today’s fast-paced world, using data to your advantage is no longer a nice-to-have but a necessity.
What does zero trust mean, and how do you start your zero trust journey?
Using IAM, administrators can implement infrastructure-wide authentication, create policies for groups of users, issue short-term or long-term credentials, and enforce granular access control.
Companies today realize that security can no longer be an afterthought. It needs to be made an intrinsic part of software, a functional requirement.
Security is no longer just InfoSec’s job. It’s a business requirement that all relevant stakeholders must collectively fulfill
Over the last two years, customer habits, behaviors, and preferences have changed drastically. Having a frictionless customer experience has become more critical than ever before.
It’s pivotal to bridge the gap between security and development teams and establish a silo-free partnership
Decreasing friction should not mean loosening your security controls. It is crucial to establish a delicate balance between customer experience and security.
What does it take to transform into an API-driven architecture? What are some of the challenges, and how can they be overcome?
What does it take to achieve zero trust? What are the fundamental elements that you need to be focusing on? And most importantly, where do you begin?
How do you protect your organization from sophisticated cyberattacks? How do you minimize your attack surface without slowing down the development process?
Securing the supply chain can be very challenging, as zero-day vulnerabilities in open-source and/or third-party software can stay undetected for years. How do you protect against something that perhaps exists, but you can’t see yet?
Vation Ventures' Roundtable Sessions regularly bring together senior IT leaders from across the globe for unique, peer-to-peer discussions on the issues that drive significant trends in the IT space.
Cyber-risk quantification should help you quantify the financial risk attached to your various IT assets, with the end goal of board-level reporting. But what are the steps involved in the calculation and where do you start?
Why security-first digital transformation is much more likely to succeed and sustain in the long term.
How do you securely onboard new software without stifling innovation and compromising speed?
Data visibility and visualization are powerful tools to empower team members to innovate and make informed decisions. Data visibility and visualization are powerful tools to empower team members to innovate and make informed decisions
As we continue to transition and evaluate new ways of working, it seems that a hybrid work environment for most organizations is here to stay.
Organizations of all types seem to be moving toward various levels of network segmentation, but it is a gradual process.
Implementing a product-first approach enables you to be more agile and customer-centered.
Open-source enables agility, drives innovation, and reduces time-to-market.
Businesses need to reassess their security policies, practices, and tools and design a new path towards cyber resilience.
Hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated, and the only way to keep them at bay is to walk in their shoes, put your white hacker hat on, and try to infiltrate your system.
Data is the most valuable resource in the world. Bar none. Using modern data visibility and visualization solutions, companies can solve critical problems and gain a formidable competitive advantage.
Whether you want to shift to a micro-service architecture, or want to take your legacy application to the cloud, or both, APIs can help streamline the transition.
We are at that point in time where passwords are not only insecure, they are also inconvenient. So how do you move beyond the username and password?
To truly secure your organization, it’s important to put security at the forefront of every strategic decision you make.
Bad actors are no longer waiting for public vulnerabilities. They’re actively injecting malicious code into open-source projects that feed the global supply chain.
Consumers expect a quick and frictionless experience in today's digital-first world when accessing any product or service. However, while delivering these frictionless experiences, it's also essential to consider their security ramifications.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) and one-time-passwords (OTPs) are being used to verify identities, some argue, at the cost of customer convenience. So how do you implement security controls for your customers without asking them to do too much?
A digital transformation journey isn’t as easy as onboarding a third-party provider and training your workforce. There is a lot that can go wrong, and steps must be taken to prevent that.
Virtually every business in the world has to deal with third parties. Whether you want to host something in the cloud or want a collaboration tool for your remote workforce, it’s much more feasible to seek a third-party product or service instead of reinventing the wheel.
Third-party collaborations don’t come without security risks. More cyberattacks are stemming from third-party integrations than ever before. So, how do you assess risk before onboarding the third party? And how do you manage their access lifecycle?
More and more companies worldwide are shifting to API-driven architectures to revamp service delivery and decrease the time-to-market. But the shift doesn’t come without its challenges.