Risks Posed by Shadow IT Create Strong Case for Secure Enterprise Communications Platforms

Published: 19 Feb 2019

Frost & Sullivan whitepaper highlights need for comprehensive, dedicated security covering multiple communication vectors within companies

London, 19 February 2019 - The emergence of ‘shadow IT’ - a phenomenon where employees, to compensate for the lack of a comprehensive suite of communication tools within their company, leverage unauthorised external applications for business purposes - has created multiple challenges for companies. Apart from being highly vulnerable to data breaches, these applications also compromise a company’s data/information confidentiality and sovereignty and, in some cases, could even be in violation of data privacy regulations. This has highlighted the critical need for companies to adopt comprehensive and secure enterprise communications platforms.

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