Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 58 - Page 23

INFOGRAPHIC as much as possible . Ultimately , companies need to provide security holistically , across regions and automate as many activities as possible to enhance their effectiveness .”
Vectra has answered this industry need through the creation of Detect for AWS which reduces risk of cloud services being exploited , detects threats against AWS services , and automatically responds to attacks against applications running in AWS . environments , creating numerous attack vectors for hackers
Despite these blind spots , the survey showed that companies are taking security seriously . Over half of the companies reported having double-digit security operations centre ( SOC ) headcounts , showing a significant investment in keeping their organisations secure .
To learn more about the threats facing today ’ s organisations you can download the full Paas and IaaS Security Survey Report or read our companion blog . p
“ Securing the cloud with confidence is nearly impossible due to its ever-changing nature ,” said Matt Pieklik , Senior Consulting Analyst , Vectra . “ To address this , companies need to limit the number of attack vectors malicious actors are able to take . This means creating formal sign-off processes , creating DevSecOps workflows and limiting the number of people that have access to their entire infrastructure
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