In almost every conversation I have with CIOs, a common theme comes up: how to get the silos within IT to work together. The relationships between the different groups vary, but the one that seems to have the most tension is between network and security operations.
It’s no secret that there has been, and continues to be, animosity between network and security at most companies. Back before I was an analyst, I was a network engineer, and dealing with SecOps, internal audit, or anyone associated with security caused me great angst. For me, it seemed SecOps always worked against NetOps, which happens because their mandate is different. For a networking engineer, the goal is to get all the packets through as fast as possible, whereas SecOps is concerned with blocking all bad traffic, even if that means slowing things down.
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Source: IT Strategy