IT News - Security

IT security pros demand greater network visibility, despite budgets tightening

"Securing a company network the 'traditional' way is no longer viable, thanks to budget constraints and the meteoric rise of remote working," writes Sead Fadilpaaic in ITProPortal.

"This is according to a new report from Juniper Networks, based on a poll of 1,000 senior IT networking and security professionals hailing from various industries.

According to those surveyed, legacy networks have too many performance issues and, as such, IT professionals spend much of their day firefighting, leaving almost no time for innovation and upgrades..."

The Hidden Costs Of Losing Security Talent
Dark Reading, September 2nd, 2020
One person's exit can set off a chain of costly events.

"Companies know that security talent costs money and good people are hard to find," writes Steve Zurier in Dark Reading, "But what they don't always consider are the hidden costs of losing an experienced security analyst.

According to Simone Petrella, founder and CEO of online training firm CyberVista, an experienced security analyst commands an average annual salary of about $100,000. And when that analyst leaves a company, it typically takes eight months to replace that person and almost four months to train a replacement..."

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