Is your business falling behind in the race to the top?
Your business moves fast. Different, often-competing units within your enterprise want to achieve business priorities, drive efficiencies, and rapidly produce revenue. They’re relying on IT to provide the resources necessary to grow fast. They need what they need and they need it now—as in yesterday.
How can you ensure fast compliant delivery of resources—be it virtual machines (VMs), applications, public cloud resources, or other types—so your business can grow quickly without friction and delay? The answer: IT automation.
We’ve recently posted our eBook, The 7 Secrets of IT Automation, which gives you the opportunity to learn a step-by-step action plan to unlock the potential of your hybrid and multi-cloud environment.
This is the seventh and final post in a weekly blog series examining each of the seven secrets. This week we’ll look at Secret 7: Stay Compliant and Stay Secure.
Secret 7: Stay Compliant and Stay Secure
While it is important to stay agile and focused on the outcomes, you should also focus on compliance. This is critical not just for organizations in healthcare, government or finance but also for enterprises in practically every vertical these days. You don’t want your company to be featured in news articles for all the wrong reasons.
Adhere to compliance standards that are important for your company and industry. From basic compliance frameworks such as CIS, PCI-DSS all the way to NIST, HIPPA, etc., it’s important to stay proactive and utilize automation in compliance and security. Identifying exposed S3 buckets and IP addresses shouldn’t be difficult. Taking simple steps to prevent a breach now can save a lot of time and effort later recovering from one.