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How Data Centers are Becoming Unwitting Accomplices in Advanced Cyber Attacks

Published By: FireEye
FireEye
Published:  Mar 05, 2014
Length:  12 pages

If information is the lifeblood of today's digital economy, data centers are the heart. These mini-metropolises of silicon, metal, and cable are as essential to modern business as steel, motors, and coal were to the last great industrial revolution. In addition to their vital role in most business processes, data centers are the building blocks of emerging trends such as Big Data, global collaboration, and even bring-your-own-device (BYOD).

The white paper describes:

The widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers;
How organizations can better protect data centers.



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