Pruning the Security Technology Tool Sprawl
In mid-November 2019, Tanium and Forrester released a study suggesting that the employment of stand-alone or best of breed security solutions — often one thing for IT and another thing for OT — could lead to strained relations between the two, and reduced security posture overall.
Their conclusion was that organizations need a unified endpoint management system. “IT leaders,” said the report (PDF), “today face pressure from all sides… To cope with this pressure, many have invested in a number of point solutions. However, these solutions often operate in silos, straining organizational alignment and inhibiting the visibility and control needed to protect the environment.”
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