Organizations of all sizes have embraced digital transformation. According to Gartner, “82% of CEOs responding to our annual CEO survey said they have a digital transformation program underway to make their companies more digital”.1 But this transition can introduce new and unfamiliar security risks that need to be accounted for.
"For every new piece of technology we introduce into an organization, we add a new attack vector that requires protection," Jeff Schwartz, vice president of US Engineering at Check Point, said in Security Boulevard. While new technologies add new levels of production and expediency to tasks, they also add a layer of hidden network security risk.
Because of this increased dependence on IT and connectivity, developing strong security capabilities is necessary to address both known and emerging threats. The first step in developing a strong security program is knowing where the blind spots are in your network security. Here are five hidden network security risks lurking in your environment.