Source: Security Magazine
5 Ways to Reduce Your Attack Surface
In the simplest terms, the “attack surface” is the sum total of resources exposed to exploit within your enterprise. Defending the attack surface was a lot less complicated when a defined corporate “perimeter” existed, neatly separating a company’s assets from the outside world. But, next-gen technologies (e.g., cloud computing and software-defined networking) have dissolved the perimeter, causing the attack surface to grow exponentially.