Shadow IT? Blame the IT department for lack of support for new ways of working

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Monolithic applications and inflexible security policies driving business and ordinary staff to use third-party IT

"Shadow IT is the new way of doing IT," suggests Mark Crosbie, international head of trust and security at Dropbox, the popular cloud file hosting service. "It's the new way of provisioning fast, l...

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