Enterprises of all types are increasingly under attack by advanced persistent threats, which pose much greater danger than the lone hacker who just wants to use brute force to get in and deface their website. They are exploiting the disconnect between application security and perimeter security. The growing sophistication of intruders means they can take advantage of lax application security unnoticed and gain access to an organization’s entire infrastructure. This disconnect often results from a laser focus on the minutiae of security accompanied by a lack of an overall strategic vision.
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Enterprise Security: No Perimeter Is Perfect