Data Center Infrastructure, the Often-Overlooked Security Risk

In the rush to secure networks, servers, and endpoint devices many organizations overlook the risks hidden in the physical infrastructure necessary to keep data centers operating.

Power supplies, heating and cooling systems, even security systems themselves can all be entry points for both determined threat actors and casual attackers who scan the internet for insecure access points.

One of the most high-profile attacks in recent times, the Target breach, involved a third-party HVAC provider.

“The bad guys are going after anything that’s open and available,” said Bob Hunter, founder and CEO at AlphaGuardian Networks.

Read full article at Data Center Knowledge.