As users begin to access enterprise data from mobile devices and other channels, security manager will have to find a way to deal with a torrent of information related to devices, cloud infrastructure, geolocation data and sensors, Charney said.
"The problem is we have too much security data and don't know what to make of it," he said.
Patricia Titus, chief information security officer at Symantec, said that while a lot needs to change, some things about enterprise security remain the same.
"Governance hasn't changed a lot," Titus said. "I still have to do the same basic cybersecurity hygiene," like patching, and installing anti-virus tools. "Those things are basic," and security managers shouldn't ignore such measures.
My job is the same," she added. "But now we have an added layer of complexity," she said.
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