Get Off of My Cloud: Securing the Modern Data Center presented at DataConnectorsToronto 2019

by Glenn Langstrom,

Summary : As many firms transition their data centers into the cloud and heavily virtualized environments, the old practice of implementing choke points to force data flows through a select set of avenues simply doesn’t work. According to Gartner, by “2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data center, versus 10% today.” How will security respond when evolving data centers represent a gigantic blind spot where basic visibility, compliance and enforcement become impossible?This talk will cover:-Key security challenges when moving from perimeter security to distributed security-Best practices in implementing Zero Trust data center security for cloud-based architectures.