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Be Afraid of Your Shadow: What Is Shadow IT and How to Reduce It


Are you confident that employees are only using IT-sanctioned methods of transferring data?  If the answer is “no,” then your IT infrastructure and sensitive data are far more vulnerable to being breached by hackers and cybercriminals.

Many IT teams may not even realize that “shadow IT” exists within their organization.  Or, IT may feel powerless to stop it.

In this guide from Globalscape, you’ll learn:

  • What shadow IT is and why it’s growing
  • The drawbacks of shadow IT
  • Signs that you have a shadow IT problem
  • How you can get ahead of shadow IT to reduce it

Tags : globalscape, shadow it, data transfer methods, data breach, security
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Published:  Nov 14, 2016
Length:  9
Type:  White Paper