It was not that long ago that the network perimeter was considered the central focus of enterprise security.
In today’s world, few rely on the perimeter as the primary means of defense. Still, most organizations now maintain perimeters for their on-premises and private cloud environments.
Groups ranging from Gartner to the FBI have all noted that the perimeter is not capable of fully securing an organization’s data. Why, then, do IT organizations continue to invest and perpetuate perimeter security?