In today’s world, security is mission-critical and needs to be looked at holistically. The once predominantly physical security business is no longer enough to protect against an increasingly complex risk landscape. As today’s threats and breaches frequently target an organization's IT infrastructure, it is paramount that businesses turn to a more unified and collaborative security strategy that incorporates both physical and cyber aspects. This requires convergence among the enterprise: cyber, IT and traditional security teams must unite to strengthen risk mitigation. Security solutions must now take into account all methods in which a threat could be presented, which requires gathering intelligence from a range of sources such as the web and applying relevant insight to physical components.
A comprehensive strategy built with all areas of security in mind can lead to better incident management and faster response, ultimately positively impacting business continuity, employee safety, customer experience and brand reputation.