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Old habits die hard: overcoming resistance to emerging security models

10th December 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am GMT
In the wake of the pandemic, are you still using traditional approaches to information security or adopting new ways of doing things?

It is part of the security paradox that whilst many companies remain apprehensive of new and untried solutions, most breaches still take place on legacy technology platforms. Indeed, the likelihood of a breach is now so high that most businesses consider it a matter of when, rather than if.

At the same time, users still often view security as adding friction to business processes, or even as a blocker to getting things done. And to compound matters further, the perception remains that the information security discipline, while maturing, requires ever-increasing budgets and headcounts to truly lead to secure outcomes.

But with new work-from-anywhere models forcing organisations to reassess traditional attitudes towards the way security is managed, is it time to challenge those perceptions? Do we really need to assume that breaches are inevitable? Is it possible to harden security whilst still delivering the frictionless experience users crave? And can emerging security techniques successfully exist side-by-side with tried and trusted best practice?

To find out, join Meet the Boss and BlackBerry as we discuss what leading firms are doing to increase security, reduce friction and achieve cost-savings – all at the same time.

Discussion Topics

How are you balancing budgets with evolving security requirements in the wake of the pandemic?
To what extent are you exploring emerging approaches such as the zero-trust model in order to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world?
Does emerging technology such as machine learning and AI provide an opportunity to reduce the burden on IT security teams and provide better outcomes?

Your Host

Thought Leader
Roger Sels Vice President Solutions - EMEA, BlackBerry
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About BlackBerry

BlackBerry provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The company secures more than 500M endpoints including 175M cars on the road. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to deliver… Find out more
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