Shadow IT

Shadow IT

Jun 62017

Part II: The Real Cost of Shadow IT

| Security Operations Center Director

It seems the verdict is still out when it comes to whether companies should embrace or brace for shadow IT. While some CIOs look at the additional software, systems, or services that run in conjunction with the established enterprise systems as a competitive advantage, products that share information with one another can often lead to […]

Holly Dale

Security Operations Center Director

Holly Dale’s two decades in cybersecurity has led her to become the SOC Director at Armor. Prior to Armor, Holly held positions contracted to Oncor Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration under the Department of Energy (NNSA/DOE), including Information System Security Officer (ISSO) cyber security Subject Matter Expert (SME), Senior Security Analyst, Sr. Forensic Investigator, and Sr. Incident Responder. Holly was a founding member of NNSA's Information Assurance Response Center (IARC), as well as a member of the Secret Services's Las Vegas Electronic Crimes Task Force (LV-ECTF) and the FBI-led Nevada Cyber Crimes Task Force (NCCTF), working with numerous city, county, state and federal agencies in each task force.

Jun 12017

The Real Cost of Shadow IT

| Security Operations Center Director

There has been a great deal of debate about the impact of shadow IT on a company’s bottom line.  Briefly defined, shadow IT is when software, systems, or services that would normally be procured and managed through an IT department are developed, installed or used without regards to input from IT or security.  Although advocates […]

Holly Dale

Security Operations Center Director

Holly Dale’s two decades in cybersecurity has led her to become the SOC Director at Armor. Prior to Armor, Holly held positions contracted to Oncor Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration under the Department of Energy (NNSA/DOE), including Information System Security Officer (ISSO) cyber security Subject Matter Expert (SME), Senior Security Analyst, Sr. Forensic Investigator, and Sr. Incident Responder. Holly was a founding member of NNSA's Information Assurance Response Center (IARC), as well as a member of the Secret Services's Las Vegas Electronic Crimes Task Force (LV-ECTF) and the FBI-led Nevada Cyber Crimes Task Force (NCCTF), working with numerous city, county, state and federal agencies in each task force.

Feb 222017

WHY ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD STOP SAYING “NO” AND START SAYING “YES” TO SHADOW IT

One of the larger unintended consequences of the rapid growth of cloud computing is the resurgence of shadow IT. As a term, shadow IT refers to the use of IT solutions and resources that have not been approved by the IT department. On one hand, such processes have proven to be a source of innovation […]