Those unknown unknowns – we probably won’t get rid of them anytime soon.
Information technology is built over time by many different people, for a variety of reasons. IT can sometimes be built in a process with checks and balances, or it can be built fast by cutting corners. After that, we also need to make sure it’s all secure.
IT has a dark, unknown side. It is crucial to rely on attack surface management and asset discovery engines that will identify those unknowns.
The technology exists – check out Pentera.