Identity: The New Endpoint Challenge for Organizations Part I
The rise of remote work and decentralized networks has led to a paradigm shift in cybersecurity, placing identity at the forefront of defense strategies. This is Part I of the series on this topic
In recent years, the cybersecurity landscape has evolved significantly, driven in part by the rise of remote work and the decentralization of networks. As organizations increasingly adopt cloud-based solutions, remote access, and internet of things (IoT) devices, the traditional network perimeter has become less relevant, and the focus of security professionals has shifted. Now, more than ever, identity has emerged as the new endpoint for cybersecurity professionals.
In this article, we'll explore why identity has become such a critical element in today's cybersecurity strategies and discuss ways in which organizations can better protect their digital assets by prioritizing identity management.
The traditional approach to cybersecurity, centered on the idea of a secure network perimeter, is no longer sufficient in the face of modern threats. Today's organizations operate across a vast array of interconnected devices, applications, and services, both on-premises and in the cloud. This complex environment has made it increasingly difficult to establish and maintain a well-defined network boundary, leading to the realization that identity is the new endpoint.
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