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From the Stone Age to Today – History of Security Infographic

At the moment security is more likely to bring up thoughts of hackers, PRISM and well-publicized data breaches

When you think of security do you think of locks, guards or even your home security alarm? At the moment security is more likely to bring up thoughts of hackers, PRISM and well-publicized data breaches.

Of course I think of the cloud when discussing security. In the contemporary world of information security, enterprises and institutions are increasingly acknowledging the need to find new ways to protect their most sensitive information when using cloud applications.

Given the speed of advancements in the technology world, enterprises need to be constantly changing, adapting and improving security. From the beginning of history the issue of security has been a key priority.

Let's see what we can learn from those that came ahead of us in this PerspecSys' infographic that takes a fun walk through the past - The History of Security.

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PerspecSys Inc. is a leading provider of cloud protection and cloud encryption solutions that enable mission-critical cloud applications to be adopted throughout the enterprise. Cloud security companies like PerspecSys remove the technical, legal and financial risks of placing sensitive company data in the cloud. PerspecSys accomplishes this for many large, heavily regulated companies across the world by never allowing sensitive data to leave a customer's network, while maintaining the functionality of cloud applications. For more information please visit http://www.perspecsys.com/ or follow on Twitter @perspecsys.

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Gerry Grealish is Vice President, Marketing & Products, at PerspecSys. He is responsible for defining and executing PerspecSys’ marketing vision and driving revenue growth through strategic market expansion and new product development. Previously, he ran Product Marketing for the TNS Payments Division, helping create the marketing and product strategy for its cloud-based payment gateway and tokenization/encryption security solutions. He has held senior marketing and leadership roles for venture-backed startups as well as F500 companies, and his industry experience includes enterprise analytical software, payment processing and security services, and marketing and credit risk decisioning platforms.

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