Bruce Kornfeld of StorMagic
highlights the vulnerabilities in edge computing due to the lack of physical security, emphasizing the need for data encryption. Ken Clipperton of DCIG
points out another challenge: keeping software and hardware updated with security patches. With numerous remote sites, ensuring timely patch deployment is complex. Bruce concurs, noting the difference between centralized data centers with dedicated IT teams and edge sites, which can number in the thousands for some companies. The conversation underscores the importance of centralized management and consistent monitoring to manage and safeguard myriad edge locations.