The Shadow Behind The Cloud: Addressing the Shadow IT Challenge - A Guide for SMES
What is Shadow IT? Shadow IT is the use of IT applications within an organisation without the approval of the IT department. This white paper explains, with the increasing popularity of BYOD in the workplace, why Shadow IT is becoming a major issue for IT departments. The paper also looks at why it is happening and how IT departments in SMEs can work closely with their employees to ensure that, while they are aware of the security implications of using non-sanctioned software, their IT requirements are being met.