Modern business depends on protecting data. Many IT professionals believe that following security protocols is essential that cannot be compromised. Implementing the right solution to secure enterprise data is a daunting task because of the huge volume and variety of data that companies have to manage.

It’s data that is in rest or in motion the challenge is immense. The world has advanced from when all data was tied to physical devices and places under an enterprise’s control. Nowadays, data from enterprises is stored on devices of the end-user, in multiple cloud environments, or even on an employee’s home computer.

Remote work has opened up more possibilities for cyberattacks and leaks. If employees must jump through hoops every whenever they connect to a critical system, they’re likely to overcome the limitations. This could mean saving engineering photos to their personal email accounts or copying and pasting the information of a product into tweets.

To protect against these threats, it is necessary to take an approach that is multi-layered to security of data. A comprehensive strategy may include access control, encryption backup and disaster recovery, DLP and IDPS as and employee training. It is also important to keep track of breaches and identify them as well as respond quickly. This involves applying the Zero Trust model, where users devices, users, and network traffic is screened before they are granted access to a trusted resource. This can stop an infection in one location from spreading across the entire enterprise.