Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Disadvantages to a layered approach

Security expert Michael Gregg discusses the disadvantages to a layered approach to enterprise security.

What are the disadvantages to a layered approach to enterprise security?

Disadvantage? Layering presents a disadvantage only in that adding additional layers of controls can inhibit usability. Sometimes organizations fight additional security controls on the argument such controls will slow systems down or make it more difficult for users.

This was last published in October 2010

Dig Deeper on Network Security Best Practices and Products

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSDN

SearchEnterpriseWAN

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchMobileComputing

SearchDataCenter

SearchITChannel

Close