Tuesday, April 17, 2012

The Dissolving Network Perimeter - And What You Can Do About It!

This should come as no surprise, but the network perimeter is disappearing – or at least it’s getting very blurry. If this is a surprise there’s a chance you’ve been living in a cave or in a coma for the past couple years.
IT security needs to find ways to protect its data while employees are on the move. It’s estimated that about a third of employees have the need or the access to work remotely instead of within the confines of the “traditional office”. Long gone are the days of employees coming into the office to gain access to the data they need.
Today we have employees connecting to the network at customer sites, at home, in coffee shops, etc. Just like the quote from Jurassic Park “Life will find a way”, users will always find a way to get the data they want. Not only are employees connecting to the network from a variety of locations, but they’re doing so on a multitude of different devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops.

 Read the rest at: http://blog.algosec.com/2012/04/the-dissolving-network-perimeter-and-what-you-can-do-about-it.html

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