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George Tsoukas stories

George Tsoukas has penned a collection of insightful columns centred around the pressing concerns and transformative advancements in the realms of network security, cloud computing, and telecommunications. Tsoukas, who appears to have a robust understanding of the intricate relationship between technology and operational effectiveness, delves deep into the critical discourse on network visibility and its cardinal role in safeguarding 5G networks.

With a discerning eye on emerging threats, Tsoukas offers a cautionary narrative on the importance of security fundamentals, especially in light of heightened global cyber threats and the growing complexity of ransomware attacks. His assessments reveal a keen interest in the evolving landscape of cybersecurity, swift adoption of 5G, and the strategic integration of IT and human resources to bolster both security and employee well-being amidst a shift to remote work.

Additionally, Tsoukas has explored the juxtaposition of cloud visibility challenges against its manifold benefits, emphasizing the necessity for meticulous cloud monitoring and transparent strategies to engender trust without compromising agility. His work underscores a nuanced comprehension of cloud-native architectures and the imperatives of seamless network visibility within Zero Trust frameworks, showcasing a forward-thinking stance on operational resilience and digital trust.

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What CISOs think about cyber security, visibility and cloud
Wed, 29th Jun 2022
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digital transformation
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Cloud adoption is growing rapidly in Asia Pacific, but security concerns remain as 72% of adopters do not have all workloads secured.
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Let’s clear the cloud visibility haze with app awareness
Fri, 20th May 2022
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cloud services
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migration
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iaas
Organizations embracing cloud computing face challenges with identifying applications and filtering traffic. A cloud suite can provide a solution.
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Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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cloud services
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encryption
The White House has issued comprehensive cybersecurity recommendations to protect against potential Russian cyber-attacks.
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How to prevent ransomware devastation
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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malware
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dr
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cloud services
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
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Why doubling down on corporate defence works so well
Thu, 3rd Mar 2022
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uc
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big data
The security operations centre has come a long way since the early 2000s. It wasn’t even called a SOC in those days.
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Why network visibility must be the foundation of Zero Trust architecture
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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malware
US Presidential Executive Order 14028 directs federal agencies to transition to a Zero Trust Architecture for cybersecurity.
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Dark clouds on the horizon: How to close the gaps in cloud security
Thu, 2nd Dec 2021
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big data
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cloud services
Cloud security is more trusted than ever, but there are still gaps that need to be addressed. Find out what they are in this article.
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What is OT security and how does it differ from IT security?
Thu, 18th Nov 2021
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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cios
Let’s consider what OT is, its relationship with IT, and the common problems people experience in working with it.
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What exactly is 5G security, and why is it essential?
Fri, 22nd Oct 2021
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5g
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breach prevention
Many things that make 5G so appealing, like the decreased latency and increased bandwidth, are also threats to security.
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How cloud monitoring delivers both challenges and benefits
Tue, 12th Oct 2021
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big data
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data analytics
To ensure that cloud initiatives are performing to their potential, cloud monitoring takes several different forms.
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Three ways Shark Week mirrors cybersecurity marketing
Tue, 24th Aug 2021
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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gigamon
Here are three ways that myths are spread by Shark Week and how they are analogous to the myths currently percolating in cybersecurity marketing.
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What Is TLS 1.2 — and why should we still care?
Fri, 23rd Jul 2021
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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cybersafety
TLS 1.2, the improved version of the Transport Layer Security protocol, is crucial for data security as TLS 1.0 and 1.1 become unsupported.
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How multi-cloud visibility ensures business continuity
Mon, 12th Apr 2021
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breach prevention
New technology solves the visibility gap in hybrid clouds, providing a single view of data in motion and optimising user experience.
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Three security essentials for financial services
Wed, 3rd Mar 2021
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devops
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contact centre
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fintech
Financial services must adapt to the current global upheaval by prioritizing customer experience and security, while optimizing costs.
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What cloud-native actually means
Fri, 12th Feb 2021
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cloud services
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devops
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app development
Although the benefits of the cloud-native approach are widely recognised, there is a lot of confusion about what cloud-native computing is.
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The ins and outs of cloud-native computing
Tue, 24th Nov 2020
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cloud services
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devops
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app development
Cloud-native computing is a way of thinking, as well as a computing architecture. But what are the benefits? #cloudcomputing #cloudnative.
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Why network monitoring and visibility are key to 5G success
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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breach prevention
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wireless networks
Service providers must be prepared to offer unparalleled 5G experiences without compromising on speed, performance or security - all without breaking the bank.
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Why IT and HR must work together to help businesses weather the storm
Thu, 15th Oct 2020
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malware
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
Remote work is the new norm in Australia, but IT and HR teams must partner to ensure cybersecurity and employee well-being.
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Network visibility is the crux of security in 2020
Thu, 8th Oct 2020
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malware
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cybersecurity
Pandemic remote working surge in Asia Pacific ups cyber risks; firms eye robust security strategies.
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How businesses can lift protection against mobile threats
Mon, 31st Aug 2020
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smartphones
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breach prevention
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technology gifts
Rise in personal phone use for work and mobile malware pose increasing risks to organizations, warns report. #cybersecurity.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – Who is Gigamon?
Wed, 17th Jun 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Gigamon is a network visibility and analytics company headquartered in California with offices all over the world.
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Gigamon names ANZ country manager
Thu, 14th May 2020
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big data
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data analytics
With over 20 years of regional field and leadership experience, Tsoukas joins Gigamon to oversee growth in the region.
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Trust without visibility is blind – Avi Networks
Tue, 14th May 2019
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malware
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application security
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cybersecurity
Enterprises are wanting to gain the trust of their customers, but are often found blindly defending themselves.
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Avi Networks: Using visibility to build trust
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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network management
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firewall
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network security
Visibility, also referred to as observability, is a core tenet of modern application architectures for basic operation, not just for security.