SANs In Need Of A Security Plan

Wednesday, 22 January 2003, 4:37 PM EST

With attacks on the rise and security spending down, the last thing guardians of the network can afford is another exposed flank. But if they haven't been beefing up their storage networks, that's exactly what they have.

How dangerous is the situation? The Yankee Group says that with IP extending into all areas of the enterprise, the comforting notion that storage nets are safe from attack is false. No wonder it says that spending on storage security is "imperative" this year.

Easier said than done. Budgets are already cut to the bone, but even if companies had money to spend there's no standard solution for securing storage networks, as Yankee takes pains to point out. It's calling on vendors take an active role in promoting storage-security best practices and technologies.

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