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Shifting the cost of security

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jul 12, 2016.

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    If you deal with enterprise systems security, you likely have an idea what your annual expenditure for security and forensic security is. It’s huge. It’s a time and resource suck like few others.

    The licensing costs will vary, but they’re a considerable fraction of most organizations’ annual IT spend. Ready-made modular costs are platform-dependent. In Windows, it might be a framework from Symantec, Intel Security, or a host of others. Integration into Active Directory isn’t so much difficult as it is tedious. If you start or add Linux, the cost shifts towards any number of frameworks that require at least a moderate amount of labor costs in customization, maintenance and ongoing platform mods.

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