Securing an enterprise from the growing number of threats is a matter of the highest priority. A well-timed and duplicitous attack on a business can have far-reaching consequences, such loss of productivity, damage to reputation and huge fines.
Enterprise companies have a vast and complex set of cybersecurity defenses in place; managed by multiple security operations teams spread across different business units and geographies. A great deal of effort is put into securing an enterprise organization. Yet, despite the high level of diligence and preparation, security teams are faced with an increasing number of threats and struggle to protect modern vast multi-vendor infrastructures.
A contributing factor is that security organizations still lack a common framework and a common language that they can use to share designs, processes and ideas.
The right automation tool can help security teams to address new complexities and manage tasks at scale across the following practices:
Ansible provides a more efficient, streamlined way to automate security practices, using Ansible to “stitch together” all the different tools used as part of those activities. The integrations part of the Ansible security automation initiative, allow security professionals to: