Building A Strong Foundation: How Network Architecture Dictates IT Security

Forbes | September 22, 2017

Forbes Technology Council Member and Armor CSO Jeffery Schilling discusses two high-level architecture principles – segmentation and lateral movement – in his most recent Forbes piece.  “In my discussions with CIOs and CISOs about security challenges, many describe their networks as a jelly doughnut: hard outer shell but gooey in the center,” said Schilling. “Another common description is “my network is flat — very flat.” If this sounds familiar, these issues must be addressed prior to making significant investments in security tools and solutions.”