Thou Shalt Not Pass… I think?! – How To Be A Cisco ASA ace
Thanks to the internet, managing new applications with accessibility and availability requirements has become a 24/7 job, with only scheduled maintenance and downtime allowed.
If you have hundreds of servers that need to be patched, or even 25 network devices that need firmware upgrades, how are you going to implement all of this in only two hours of downtime on a Friday night? Now think about how this window has changed over time, due to modern innovations providing faster and more reliable networks.
If someone was stealing data a decade ago, your relatively slow network speeds and small bandwidth actually worked to your advantage by throttling what the thief could get and how fast he could get it.