IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Enterprise Security Spending Trends
Security Budgets Face Pressure from Shift to Cloud Computing, Mobility The shift toward a more mobile workforce and the cloud computing infrastructure to support this new approach to enterprise computing is already under way. However, these two critical trends are also forcing businesses, both large enterprises and smaller firms, to rethink IT security, especially what technologies the IT department should invest in for the future. New research from Ziff Davis Enterprise shows that not only are businesses of all sizes investing in cloud infrastructures, but this shift is also forcing IT security professionals to weigh the benefits of technologies such as access control, security management, identity management and firewalls. What is making these decisions even more complicated is that IT budgets are beginning to expand after a two-year hiatus. Now that IT departments have more cash, it's easy to invest too much in the wrong type of security tools. Is your business or IT department investing in the right security technology to support its cloud infrastructure? This new research could help your business when it wants to wisely invest in IT security.