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The dark side of layered security

Maria Korolov | Nov. 16, 2015
Sometimes, layered security can have unintended consequences and even make a company less secure than before

In particular, enterprises have to deal with systems that don't have a common data taxonomy and trying to correlate data after the fact can lead to gaps in coverage, he said. It also takes more time to deal with false positives and false negatives.

"These layered security challenges are the big problem in the cyber threat detection and mitigation space, and are the root cause of many of the recent breaches," he said. "Often the bad guys are very well aware of these issues and are able to exploit these gaps in the security solutions."

 

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