- a security risk for the business
It becomes a challenge when employees and business units purchase technology and IT services without involving the IT department, and then become responsible for systems that the department isn’t actually accountable for.
The security is threatened, and the IT department has in no way the overview of:
It’s possible to achieve a complete overview of the applications as well as web and cloud services used across the organization.
The IT department gains control and ensures that business critical information or personal data does not “float” around unknown systems.
The ability to control and streamline is diminishing, because business units and individual employees are increasingly using IT tools and services without involving the IT department.
“Cast new light on Shadow IT”,