One of the key takeaways I had coming out of RSA 2020 is that security must shift away from the traditional point product approach to a fabric architecture. At the event, I interviewed a CISO that had a strong opinion that “the current approach with security is not working, has not worked and will not ever work” and I whole heartedly agree with that.
Despite spending billions on cybersecurity, security teams are falling behind because protecting the organization is an asymmetric challenge. Security professionals need to protect an increasingly larger number of entry points while the bad guys just have to find one way in. Every mobile phone, cloud application, branch office and remote employee is an entry point.