There was a time when the Security Lords ruled. When there was less tech, and MOAR compliance. But then the Internet of Things happened in a big way. People wanted to access all the data, all the time, and Mobile couldn’t happen fast enough. Security had become an inconvenience, and BYOD became the solution. Things got Cloudy quickly, as data went up, up and away and end users started doing it for themselves. Shadow Data and Shadow IT have become how work gets done. And that’s a growing problem for security.
Here’s a little story about What Lurks in the Shadow. From my recent talk at BSidesTO.