New Kid on the Block: Frictionless Security | @CloudExpo #Cloud

The mobility and flexibility of modern business practice has created a demand to extend any application to virtually anyone. While this can bring many benefits to organisations, such as enabling employees to work remotely, cutting costs by using the cloud to simplify IT deployment and permitting contractors and supply chain members to self-serve their accounts, there is also a dark side.

Think about it: by extending every application to virtually everyone, each users’ specific needs and uses of the application aren’t being taken into consideration. Does every employee really need to be granted remote access, and does each contractor hired really require the ability to enter the entire network? Of course not; after all, applications that are easier to share are also easier to hack.

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