The Impact of Embracing the Open Enterprise and Permitting BYOD on Corporate Security

J. Stradling
J. Stradling

Summary Bullets:

  • There were numerous high-profile breaches in 2015, such as Sony and VW.
  • Breached data events have driven up the importance of enterprise ICT security, with new threats emerging as more companies allow end users to bring their own handhelds and use their own apps.
  • There is a growing focus on threat intelligence.

The enterprise segment is evolving towards an ‘open enterprise’ environment, whereby the staff are able to use their own mobile handsets and leverage whichever apps they choose to do business. The ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) environment opens new chinks for cyber-criminals to try to exploit, which in turn drives the company security officer to seek better methods for securing the integrity of corporate data. The increasing number of security incidents in 2015 is driving demand for security services, with a corresponding jump in allocations of ICT security spend. Continue reading “The Impact of Embracing the Open Enterprise and Permitting BYOD on Corporate Security”