In 2017, cybersecurity was all over the news and on everyone’s radar. Everything was under attack; ransomware was a huge problem, along with mobile phone hacks, and enormous consumer data breaches.
The digital workplace is a productive one. However, it’s also unsecure. Employees now expect the anywhere enterprise, meaning they can connect and access work documents in any location. Personal device counts rise with little control, application use is driven by business instead of operations, and user behaviour has led to the need for more automation.
Welcome to the next generation of cybersecurity: artificial intelligence! AI technologies have moved beyond academia and written fiction to enter the commercial realm with exciting, innovative products. These products can utilize AI and transform how businesses leverage and access data.
IT security in organizations is imperative to ensuring data and users stay safe within a network. Organizations can invest thousands of dollars into IT security devices to protect their assets. A big part of this security is the access layer, which is essentially the first layer of defense. Since it's the first defense mechanism, it should have its own protection.