By Erin Harris, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
When your organization is dependent on several network-based applications (e.g. customer relationship management, traffic counting, employee training, etc.), you have a responsibility to protect it. While customer-specific data must be kept confidential, you must ensure the integrity and availability of all of the related data, as well as the networks and systems used to process it. Gordmans, an Omaha-based apparel and home décor retailer, needed to update its IPS to deliver the increased network visibility necessary to help enforce internal policies, mitigate threats, and proactively address potential network issues.