Connecting islands or peeling onions
The deployment of a wide range of technology in midsize firms has transformed operations and improved productivity in a variety of ways. Wireless networks, broadband Internet connectivity, notebook computers and smartphones have all enhanced the ways employees work, whether working on-site or remotely. The increasing complexity of the technology environment brings with it some real security risks, of course. And typically midsize firms take the mosaic approach to security as they grow, adding a security piece to help support each new technology piece.