Valuable Data Centers are also Vulnerable

With so much emphasis on network security systems, people often forget about the hardware aspect of doing business in the digital age. Protection of a data center is not just important, it’s critical. Historically, in a time of war, critical infrastructure targets were just as valuable as military ones. Those infrastructure targets allowed the military to operate. That used to mean factories, mines, plants and other industrial complexes. But every aspect of modern society is now ‘plugged-in.’ Data centers are absolutely part of a nation’s critical infrastructure, and that makes them a target. Protecting IT systems is now a matter of national security.