The internet, its commercialization and all its technological advances have changed the way of the modern world. Unlimited information is available at the touch of a button; tasks that used to take time and effort are now much simpler. All this technology created the opportunity for companies to find new and creative ways to grow revenues and data collection has become an essential component of many business operations.
As data is moving and multiplying at a rapid pace across boundaries, platforms and applications, users have the ability to access data in a variety of ways and data very rarely stays within the secure perimeter of an enterprise anymore.
With more and more sensitive data residing outside of the corporate perimeter, locating, securing and controlling this data presents a significant challenge. The traditional security strategies that businesses have been relying on are no longer the viable option they once were.