Why Traditional Security Is Failing Us, Part 2

The blind spot for many organizations has to do with their applications and databases. Now you are saying, “Wait just a minute—we test all of our applications and we encrypt all PII.


Conceptualizing data security in different ways is providing answers that can elucidate both process and practice. The emphasis needs to move from a discursive examination of security and more to the real function of what we are trying to achieve. As the benefits of technology grow, the adoption of cloud, IoT, AI and other connected platforms are creating a securitization problem that cannot be solved by our traditional endpoint- and perimeter-based mindset.