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Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act

An innovative initiative is only as successful as it is secure. Here’s how CIOs are balancing risk-taking with risk aversion.

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Throughout the effort the protection of client data was a paramount consideration, and security was baked into the new website and supporting infrastructure. The security strategy includes the use of tools such as redundant firewalls, a virtual private network (VPN), protection against spam and phishing, and identity and access management.

By taking these and other steps, WAEPA was able to create a better customer experience for its clients and at the same time deliver a high level of security.

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Security vs. innovation: IT's trickiest balancing act