By Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, specialists in secure infrastructure solutions.
During the last 40 years we’ve seen a small number of significant, user-driven shifts in the computing landscape, which change the way businesses and IT departments operate. The move from mainframes and linked terminals towards desktop PCs is a prime example. Currently, we’re in the middle of another fundamental shift.
The proliferation of mobile devices in business environments has created an unstoppable wave of change. Such changes in technology have always created increased threats, alongside the opportunities. The boundaries between traditional voice and data, and the boundaries between personal and corporate property are rapidly blurring.
The consequence of this will be a fundamental shift in working practises, but also a major shift in risk profile for organisations.
As if this wasn’t enough, other changes impacting the...