Your network is the heart and soul of your business. Networks must be increasingly accessible from diverse locations, by a broader range of stakeholders, using a wider variety of devices – some personally owned, some company-owned. But as accessibility increases, so does the security exposure for your network.
Security has evolved from simple perimeter defence – let everything out, let nothing in – to protection spanning the entire IT infrastructure.
The complexity of today's networks and the emergence of new security threats make balancing accessibility and security an increasingly difficult task. But there’s more to security than just controlling network access. You need to protect stored data (a.k.a. “data at rest”) and data travelling on the network (a.k.a. “data in motion”). E-mail, instant messaging and the internet in general have exposed organizations to the growing risk that personally identifiable