Cloud security is only as strong as its weakest link

Security breaches are often facilitated by irresponsible users - not poorly designed technology

6th December, 2015
Ronan Murphy, chief executive, Smarttech

It’s easy to assume that security technologies will keep us safe from nameless, faceless hackers who trawl the internet looking for software vulnerabilities to exploit. But nothing could be further from the truth.

Security is underpinned as much by user behaviour as it is by the technology solutions that enforce it.

The primary issue with cloud adoption is identity access management, according to Ronan Murphy, chief executive with IT security specialist Smarttech.

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