Introduction to Proactive Prevention
Despite continued infosec investments, data breaches continue while companies contend with complicated security architectures composed of disconnected technologies that produce mountains of non-actionable data. A renewed focus on prevention may hold the answer.
Security architecture can be broken down into three main elements: Prevention, Detection and Remediation. Prevention should be considered the most strategically important defense element, as by default good true time zero prevention dramatically reduces latency, risks and operational costs of the security structure as a whole. As advanced threats evolve and data center transformation forces enterprise teams to consolidate security, the need for faster, easier and more deterministic threat prevention is essential, thus corporations need to consider a purpose-built stack of true prevention capabilities, that isn't available in a singular off-the-shelf solution, and add Detection based tools, which by definition have a huge latency, false alerts and are cost prohibitive, where and when appropriate, but not as a prevention tool.