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Data Centre Security

Confronting the challenges of a changing threat landscape
150pp Published: January 2010

Data centre security remains a critical issue for both end-user organizations and data centre and managed service providers, ranking alongside availability and resilience of data centre based IT services.

Based on primary research including an end user survey, a survey of service providers, interviews with end-users, vendors, service providers and industry experts, this extensive new report (150 pages) on data centre security reveals how organizations are responding to a changing threat landscape . It also incorporates information from a wide range of sources covering physical, logical and people-related security measures .

New controls are being deployed to meet these threats and compliance requirements in the areas of web application security and data security in particular. At the same time, it is the long-standing threats of human error and physical security of the data centre which continue to be ranked of key importance by respondents to the surveys conducted for this report.
Valuable report takeaways:

    Key insight for service providers into end user concerns and priorities
    Key insight for companies engaged in the security sector into service provider security operations and future outlook
    Extensive good practice/ suggested controls information within an ISO/IEC 27001 context
    Links to more than 150 further information sources

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