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De-Perimeterisation and Going Beyond Multi-Factor Authentication

13th June at 2:00pm BST || Learn about how business environments can use MFA on the road to de-perimeterisation and zero-trust models to improve internal security...

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De-Perimeterisation and Going Beyond Multi-Factor Authentication

Once you have multi-factor authentication (MFA) installed, how do you take it further in your overall access control programme? 

The idea of getting rid of the perimeter can be intimidating for businesses to contemplate, especially if they’ve only recently solidified one. So let’s not think of it as getting rid of the perimeter, but rather as tightening security on the inside so that the perimeter isn’t the only thing keeping the attacker at bay.

If you’re already in the hybrid environment -- with some of your infrastructure on-premises and some in the cloud -- it’s time to think about re-balancing your security policies, because you already have assets that aren’t within your perimeter.
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