CSO Online: How to prevent shadow IT

Citrix believes focusing on the end user experience is key to avoiding shadow IT and lists best practices to live by in CSOonline

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CSO Online  published a slideshow about shadow IT and how to stop it before it becomes the new normal for IT. The slideshow includes commentary from leading industry experts, including Citrix chief security strategist, Kurt Roemer. Kurt offers a list of best practices for IT departments to help them avoid shadow IT and says, "To prevent shadow IT, businesses need to focus on the end-user experience. The reason people go around company policies is because the apps and solutions they’re being asked to use are too difficult to use or too time consuming. If the employee’s experience is seamless and secure, they’ll have no need to go around IT to find solutions that help them be more productive.”

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