And the problem’s getting worse. The move towards more rapid software releases and continuous delivery means hard pressed IT security teams are being overwhelmed. Meanwhile, consumer attitudes towards personal data are hardening. For instance, more than a fifth of companies that suffered data breaches in 2016 lost customers. Today’s consumers expect personal data to be guarded closely—and they expect organizations to be transparent about how they’ll use information.
As a result, security has to become “everyone’s problem”, so that everyone within the enterprise improves their understanding and management of risk.