How IT Modernization Supports Cyber Security

4
May
2017
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Organizations are accustomed to the fact that their business strategies must continually evolve in order to stay relevant.  This is now true for IT solutions as well.  Initially, IT systems were thought of as a type of infrastructure.  Something solid, that was built to be used basically the same way for many years to come.  While public and private organizations alike will certainly continue to rely on their IT systems, experts now understand these strategies must instead become fluid and agile in order to support an organization that not only functions efficiently, but is also consistently secure.

Cyber threats are continuously evolving.  Threat actors scour organizations for vulnerabilities and exploit them with their ever expanding tool kit. Unfortunately, this means that those systems which have remained stagnant are becoming easier and easier to breach the more experienced these cyber attackers become.

On the other hand, a focus on modernizing IT systems allows businesses and government organizations to have protections that are also constantly transforming to meet these new challenges.  While this does not ensure cyber protection, a more adaptive and responsive cybersecurity strategy will make your assets far less attractive than those with antiquated IT solutions in place.

Some organizations have taken notice of the benefits of IT modernization and are already creating new business value from their efforts, while at the same time promoting a more secure environment for their data. However, there are far too many more that must begin this process right away in order to more thoroughly protect their data assets and promote a more secure cyber environment overall.

Ready to discuss your organization’s specialized IT and cyber security needs?  Contact Brandon Neff, President of Innove Strategy at brandon.neff@innove.com to find out how we can help your public or private institution realize the benefits of IT modernization.