The Growing Challenges in Combatting Shadow IT

Shadow IT is a huge and growing problem. Organizations must find the right balance of policy, processes and supporting technologies in order to regain visibility into the endpoint and the cloud where data is living in the ‘Shadow,’ all without becoming overtly restrictive and re-enforcing the negative-yet-well-meaning behavior that led to the growth of Shadow IT in the first place! IT Business Edge polled a series of security leads...

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Cloud Storage Set to Surge

Cisco recently unveiled its sixth annual Global Cloud Index (2015-2020), a report analyzing and projecting cloud traffic. The report projects that cloud traffic will nearly quadruple by 2020 as consumers and organizations alike migrate to cloud architecture in order to scale quickly and efficiently. Mirroring growth alongside the cloud is the expected increased use of mobile devices as the primary endpoint device for work, as well as a rise...

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News: Federal Report Urges Incoming Administration to Prioritize Cybersecurity
News: Federal Report Urges Incoming Administration to Prioritize Cybersecurity

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity established by President Obama recently released a 90-page Report on Securing and Growing the Digital Economy, a report whose explicit purpose was to make recommendations that would strengthen cybersecurity in both the public and private sectors. The report makes specific and excellent recommendations to address urgent cybersecurity challenges, including the obsolescence of the “classic concept of the security perimeter” brought about by mobile...

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