Industry Experts Speak Out: The Network Performance and Security Trade-Off

Businesses of all types demand high performance speeds for their employees and customers. When a network goes down or is running slowly, it can mean anything from an overwhelmed IT help desk and reduced productivity to lost data and transactions. Often, the solution is to disable some of the firewall’s security features to increase throughput. However, with a different security breach making headlines each month, many organizations are learning this is no longer a risk worth taking. Still, our survey showed nearly half of IT professionals continue to make this tradeoff, and if you believe our experts, that number is being under-reported based on what they’re seeing. Download the Panel Report Here.