Cybersecurity is a constant balancing act. For years, the tug-of-war has been framed as a contest between security and convenience. In both business environments and the consumer space, tighter security controls often correspond with a lower degree of convenience, a tradeoff that most end users are hesitant to make. Organizations can force the issue with technology and policy, but this can open the door for risky workarounds.
CompTIA’s 2024 State of Cybersecurity report explores the many variables that must be considered in balancing the cybersecurity equation. As cybersecurity becomes a critical business imperative, every process must be scrutinized for potential vulnerabilities.