The economic landscape requires due diligence when it comes to enterprise level SaaS spending. Shadow IT hides wasteful spending, and organizations must manage costs associated with bulky and hidden SaaS platforms.
IT security teams need to develop a SaaS management strategy to mitigate and address their shadow applications to mitigate the security and compliance risks shadow IT poses to their organizations.
Use of Shadow IT by employees for communications can harm an organization’s security and its culture. It also signals to employers that something is not working.