For many years, companies gave employees immediate access to everything in their network. Security protocols operated on the assumption that everyone inside the firewall was trustworthy and everyone outside was not. The reality is companies can no longer trust that firewalls alone will protect them or their data.
As the technology being used by modern enterprises becomes more dynamic and complex, attack surfaces expand beyond the boundaries of firewalls and ring-fencing. The traditional cybersecurity model leaves businesses increasingly vulnerable to attacks.