Every modern organization operating today needs to rely on IT teams for service assurance within their networks and security professionals to keep everything safe. Organizations need both to operate effectively, not unlike a person employing both halves of the brain. However, because of the way IT and security have developed in siloed environments over the years, a gap has formed between them that decreases the effectiveness of both.
It’s probably no surprise to anyone working in technology why this gap has formed between these two teams. For years, the primary focus of most organizations was IT.