The sad state of storage security

Monday, 19 May 2003, 11:33 AM EST

Storage system security is getting short shrift by everyone from vendors to users, research firm The451 stated in a recently released report. And that's definitely not a good thing.

Most large organizations have at least one Fibre Channel-based storage area network (SAN) in their main data center, The451 report said. With the attention on Internet-based technologies for transporting critical data, storage security is becoming an increasingly crucial component of a company's overall security framework.

Additionally, according to the "Storage Security Market: Emerging Opportunities, Unseen Threats" report, calls by consumer groups and lawmakers to ensure data privacy have put even more pressure to keep storage systems safe from outside threats and unscrupulous employees.

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