Based on my blog post: 5 Ways Silicon Valley “Startups” Are Approaching Security Differently – Available here: http://blog.opendns.com/2014/09/26/5-ways-silicon-valley-startups-approaching-security-differently
The perimeter is dissolving. Your users are going mobile. The Cloud is descending upon us. However you say it, the IT landscape is definitely changing, and thanks to these seismic shifts, cracks in your security have developed that allow the bad guys in. So if you could start from scratch and design your IT organization again with the benefit of today’s technology, how would you do it differently? I asked that question and got answers from a few of the who’s who of the Silicon Valley “startups” that have experienced explosive growth in recent years. While it may be impossible or impractical to immediately apply these changes to your organization, understanding their approach could give you a valuable window into how your organization may be forced to change in the coming months or years if you hope to be successful securing your IT environment of the future.
- A "light touch" goes a long way
- Federated identity management for cloud app control is key
- Build out your incident response teams & processes with APIs
- The device is expendable; protect the data & login credentials
About Scott Cressman
Scott is the Senior Product Manager who led the 2012 launch of the Umbrella security solution that is the core product behind OpenDNS’ recent explosive success. He’s been working in the security space for over 10 years, most of which has been spent in Product Management but with short stints in various development, support, and professional services roles as well. He’s got years of hard-earned experience securing the environments of some of the world’s largest and well-known organizations, and is currently helping define OpenDNS’ product strategy to continue and accelerate its trajectory of growth.