Why Bots are Security's Blind Spot, and How to Manage Them

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Do you ever ask a device in your home what the weather will be like today or the score of last night’s game? You’re not alone – the explosion in virtual assistants in home environments underscores the reality that software applications are weaving themselves into the fabric of our lives.

This is not merely an innovation for the consumer market. Virtual assistants and other “bots” are enjoying a wave of popularity within the enterprise. From customer service chatbots and order fulfillment, to booking travel for employees, organizations are using bot technology to speed internal processes. As is the case with any new technology, bots are proliferating throughout the environment rapidly. For organizations and their focus on identity, this new wave of bots presents both a security challenge and a powerful opportunity.

In this paper you will learn about:

  • How bots have become the newest security blind spot
  • Governing what your bots can access
  • Leveraging bots in your security program

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