Editors' note: Since security has become an increasingly important part of education technology, T.H.E. Journal is launching a new quarterly section, SafetyNet, dedicated to the latest news and technology on desktop and Internet security, as well as the high-tech tools that help keep campuses secure. The Digital Publishing section that would normally appear this month is being integrated into our EduNet section.
This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2003 issue of THE Journal.
Today’s hybrid, remote workforce has extended organizations’ attack surfaces, spreading them thin with users requesting access from their own devices, on public and personal Wi-Fi, and from locations around the world. A survey by Gartner Peer Insights and Cisco found that network, security, and IT experts are looking for solutions that work in this complex world. How can they secure access to corporate resources while lowering the friction of authentication? The answer is an adaptive solution that frustrates hackers, not users.