In today's global, always-on world, network security is crucial. Enterprises need to ensure that employees accessing their networks are secure at all times. To accomplish this, a comprehensive network security strategy must address a number of factors including how to increase network reliability, efficiently administer security, and guard against evolving threats and new attack techniques.
For most companies, the security challenge is becoming more complex. Today's mobile workforce and the use of personal smartphones, laptops, and tablets for company work introduce new potential problems to guard against. And hackers are not sitting still. Cyberthreats are constantly morphing and becoming ever-more sophisticated.
A recent survey of IT professionals who manage network security, conducted by Slashdot Media, asked four key questions about network security concerns and the important factors when selecting a network security solution. Here are the results of that survey.