Intelligent CIO North America Issue 8 - Page 40

Why organisations need an open , cloud-based platform to build security into their hybrid IT environments
FEATURE : HYBRID IT
Philippe Courtot , Chairman and CEO at Qualys , outlines why organisations need an open , cloud-based platform that seamlessly builds security into their hybrid IT environments .

Philippe Courtot , Chairman and CEO at Qualys based in San Francisco , has provided a clear call to action on how to successfully overcome today ’ s security challenges , at the QSC EMEA 2021 12-Day Virtual event .

With enterprise IT environments getting exponentially more complex with the increasing adoption of cloud computing , he explained that the key to attaining seamless security and compliance is to shift to open cloud platforms that interoperate with each other .
With this new model allowing organizations to build security natively into their IT infrastructure , and to take a risk-based approach anchored by an always updated global IT asset inventory , he argued that this is the only way to have the scale , speed , accuracy , visibility and context needed to protect today ’ s hybrid and dynamic IT infrastructures .
In a world where connected devices are exploding , visibility across all devices ( known and unknown ) and environments is essential .

Why organisations need an open , cloud-based platform to build security into their hybrid IT environments

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