10 Risky Types of Change

Change is inherent to the growth of any successful organization. Adaptation to organizational changes is a necessary reality, and without it, organizations couldn’t keep up with the changing times, demographics, workflows and business. That is why changes in IT infrastructure are a necessary component of all flourishing organizations.

Changes to any IT infrastructure, however, are also the root of much malevolence, as far as security and compliance efforts are concerned. Change is a necessary evil that results in, for example, newly added or removed network devices, permissions modifications and changes in server configurations, and some of the amendments to a once secure IT infrastructure that pose threats to both security measures and regulatory compliance.

Key Strategies for Simplified Exchange 2010 Auditing

How would unauthorized access to a CEO’s mailbox affect the company? How would unauthorized access to the server impact the business? With access to Exchange configurations such as server permissions, E-mail delivery settings and so on, former employees and current staff members can easily take advantage of their excessive permissions, whether intentionally or not, and modify settings that compromise the privacy and operation of an entire network. Moreover, access to specific confidential E-data stored in user mailboxes can jeopardize the integrity of documents and business plans. Think about all the legal contracts, the sensitive financial data, product designs, contacts and private information. Security breaches like this happen every day, but unlike the above trespassing, they often go un-reported and unnoticed—until disaster strikes.