Beyond Protection: Security as a Business Enabler

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Seven Ways Security Acts as a Business Enabler

Click through for seven ways security can become a business enabler, as identified by Logicalis US.

What comes to mind when you think of IT security? Most likely, you think about the tools and policies that are used to help protect critical business information – tools and policies that allow or deny access to such data based on user roles. But what if security tools could do more? What if they could enable the business by providing deeper visibility into users' IT infrastructures, and by extension, a better understanding of how corporate compute resources are being used?

"IT pros often view 'security' as an insurance policy against the kinds of data breaches we've all heard about in the news. And much like insurance, while most responsible people know it's something they need to think about, many can name a myriad of other ways they would rather spend their money," says Ron Temske, vice president, Communications and Collaboration, Logicalis US.  "Security, particularly in the ubiquitous mobility space, can be so much more than an insurance policy; it can be a business enabler that results in cost savings and productivity enhancements throughout an organization, transforming security from a 'must-have' requirement into a 'want-to-have' business tool."

In this slideshow, Logicalis US has identified seven ways security can step beyond the role of business protector and into the role of being a business enabler.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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