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Shadow IT stories

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Securing shadow IT – May the force be with you!
Mon, 11th Jul 2022
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So-called "shadow IT" is often invisible to security and IT staff, making organisations' cyber attack surfaces bigger than they realise, and less secure.
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New study reveals 51% of employees using unauthorised apps
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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The research shows that 92% of employees and managers in large enterprises want full control over applications, but they don't have it.
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50% of employees use unauthorised file services for work
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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KnowBe4 has released a new report showing half of the employees at shadow IT companies use unauthorised file services to complete their work.
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Attack surface security vendor launches channel programme
Mon, 17th Aug 2020
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wipro
CyCognito enables users to identify externally-exposed systems and digital assets that are either unknown, uncontrolled or abandoned.
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A10 Networks launches proxy for secure access and visibility into SaaS apps
Mon, 23rd Sep 2019
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cloud security
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application security
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The CAP solution ensures that access to SaaS applications and data is secured while maintaining centralised visibility across sanctioned and unsanctioned applications.
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Five major risks of letting shadow IT go unchecked
Thu, 15th Nov 2018
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cloud
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data protection
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cybersecurity
A department creating its own bespoke IT solution may sound like a good idea, but are the risks really worth it?
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5G could lead to shadow IoT if security is ignored
Tue, 24th Jul 2018
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While 5G promises to shake up the world of mobile apps, communications, and IoT, 5G’s potential for scalability may end up taking a darker turn.
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SonicWall focuses on the mid-market with latest product announcements
Wed, 27th Jun 2018
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“Our Capture Cloud Platform delivers increased value, ease of use and the security efficacy required for today’s cyber arms race.”
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Research report: What cloud migration means for modern businesses
Mon, 5th Mar 2018
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Businesses of all shapes and sizes have different rationale for having moved or considering to move workloads into the cloud.
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Study: Even the Australian C-Suite flouts cybersecurity policies
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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Employees in some of Australia’s largest organisations are flouting cybersecurity policies and it’s not just junior employees who are guilty.
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Contractors, unstructured data amongst major security concerns, says SailPoint
Wed, 17th May 2017
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“By putting identity at the centre of security and IT operations, these organisations can move their IT teams out of full-time firefighting mode."
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Shadow IT: Why danger lurks in dark spaces
Wed, 8th Mar 2017
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The presence of unknown cloud services makes it difficult for security teams to identify and manage the organisations total attack surface.
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Are you sick of shadow IT's ever-looming digital danger?
Thu, 15th Sep 2016
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There is a worrying trend for businesses to look at shadow IT as great examples of becoming digital. But in truth it is the exact opposite.
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Taking advantage of shadow IT to achieve digital transformation
Fri, 12th Aug 2016
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“Organisations shouldn’t surrender to or ignore shadow IT; rather, they should leverage it to bring new solutions forward."
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Shadow data could cost organisations millions
Wed, 27th Jan 2016
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cloud
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document management
The threat of shadow data in the enterprise is on the rise as cloud app usage surges, opening organisations to $1.9 million in potential losses.
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CIOs fighting back against shadow IT
Mon, 9th Nov 2015
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A new report says CIOs are increasingly being left out of the IT purchasing loop - but they're fighting back, becoming internal service providers.
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Dissatisfaction drives employees to the dark side of tech
Thu, 27th Aug 2015
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it industry
Dissatisfaction with business collaboration tools is driving employees to turn to unsanctioned and unsecure technology, and driving up shadow IT.
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MIT: Encouraging NZ's female students to get into tech
Thu, 27th Aug 2015
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education
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women in technology
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manukau institute of technology
In order to encourage young New Zealand women to consider a career in IT, MIT is holding an event on September 3 2015.
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Shadow IT: Bringing business benefits despite security concerns
Mon, 6th Jul 2015
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Instead of seeing shadow IT as a major problem, more chief information security officers (CISOs) are seeing the business benefits of the phenomenon.
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Shadow IT rife within business; what are you going to do?
Wed, 22nd Apr 2015
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CipherCloud has identified an increasing number of enterprises need help with cloud visibility problems, and have launched a Cloud Discovery Enterpris
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Shadow IT on the rise: Are you prepared?
Mon, 2nd Mar 2015
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cloud
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"It is important to protect against risks now as shadow IT has a strong footprint inside many enterprises and will not fade anytime soon."
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