As new technologies such as hybrid clouds, big data solutions, mobile platforms and open source tools become commonplace in the workplace, IT professionals of all stripes must continue to be diligent as they maintain the security of their systems. As organizations expose an increasing number of applications, services, data, and other resources in an increasingly interconnected world, IT departments find themselves having less rigid control over their systems. Simple governance rules aren't enough to keep data safe if there is no ability or authority to enforce them. The solution is to start building security right into the architecture and applications, and doing it properly from the start. That means doing it everywhere from the mobile device to the desktop application, not just the web based interface that has historically been the biggest security risk.

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