Jun 03, 2012
Download 2011 was a remarkable year for IT security. By mid-year, in the midst of frequent reports of data leaks, DoS attacks, and social hacktivism, IBM X-Force declared 2011 "Year of the security breach." By the end of the year, the frequency and scope of these incidents have persisted, and continues to bring awareness to the basic tenets of operating a business and for protecting its assets in an increasingly connected world. The sheer number of high profile and highly public incidents throughout 2011 has been a catalyst for executives and business leaders to reevaluate the effectiveness of existing structures, policy, and technology in the enterprise.