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Security vs. End User Experience – Find the Balance
Have we become so focused on serving our customers that we are willing to cut corners for the sake of speed and convenience, only to subject the organization to security risks? I’m not suggesting that one has to be prioritized over the other, you can provide a great user experience, while also keeping your users’ identities and access secure. It is possible to achieve a healthy balance.
The recommendation I give most often, that is also most often ignored is “don’t sacrifice security over your employee/customer experience.” A higher prioritization of the end user experience is what sneaks in and derails a great strategic security roadmap.
Here are just a handful of scenarios I’ve come across in working with clients – notice the lack of balance, in exchange for simplified processes:
You should be cringing and/or shaking your head, but if you are not, let me gently point to some flaws:
There are technologies and processes that can address every one of these flaws. It is imperative that organizations balance simplicity with security, not for the sake of it.
July 21, 2015
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