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Security Watch: Lurking in the shadows

What dangers does shadow IT present for companies hoping to implement an effective cloud security strategy, asks JJ Worrall.

6th July, 2014
Michael Conway, managing director, Renaissance.

In an ideal world, said Renaissance director, Michael Conway, every company's cloud strategy' should be just one part of an effective overall IT plan and should be ''implemented in an orderly and controlled fashion.

Unfortunately, this is often not the case. Instead, shadow IT'0 – the practice of employees choosing to download and implement software and applications which haven't been greenlit by their IT department or administrator – is now regularly causing issues for businesses...

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