By: Dave Schuette
The demands on enterprise IT and security departments have never been more precariously balanced. Employees and employers today want increased mobility, enhanced productivity and foolproof security all at the same time. But for IT and security, providing all three is a perilous task, with one factor often undermining the other.
But it’s an unavoidable discomfort. This yearning for greater productivity and mobility comes from the highest levels of the business, and brings with it an inherent need for improved security of the enterprises’ data – a need which if disregarded will significantly undermine the entire premise of enterprise mobility as we know it today.
The issue is that the need for security is made all the more difficult by the traditional solution – authentication methods which are so obstructive that they no longer marry with the ethos of productivity.