There is a prevailing belief that employees were less safe from a cybersecurity standpoint at home rather than in their corporate workplace. In reality, while some cyber risk factors have changed, the risk is often reduced in a remote working scenario.
Remote and hybrid work business models are being adopted by organizations at an exponential rate. Enterprise Technology Management addresses some of the complexities of today’s technology management, asset visibility, employee access control, and compliance and audit readiness.
For organisations to thrive, they need to prioritise outcomes in their IT investments, leverage trusted industry ecosystems and demonstrate an ability to adapt operating models to customer requirements.
Some of the changes COVID-19 engendered will outlast the pandemic itself. The primary source of cybersecurity risks have shifted as remote work arrangements means the weak link is the individual employee who may not have adopted all the urgently needed new security measures.
Work from home has quickly taken over in many enterprises due to the recent crisis. However, a majority of enterprises forced into the remote work paradigm were unprepared at an infrastructural, policy, and cultural level.
Companies opening the door to remote work are going to have to rethink security. As workers enjoy more flexibility to work from wherever they want, security teams must learn to mitigate the threats that come with such a shift.
FCA issued remote work guidance in October outlining its expectations for compliance with its regulatory framework and effectively signaling the end of any reprieve for dispersed workforces.
How can an organization prevent unauthorized people from looking over their remote employee's shoulders? By utilizing an identity confirmation solution that combines biometrics, object recognition, and AI, businesses will ensure only approved employees view sensitive data.
As we look forward to 2021, data privacy and security issues will continue to impact businesses of all industries and sizes, and the requirements will affect all aspects of operations.
New Security Report Breaks Down Increase in Cyber Attacks Due to Remote Work; Lack of Training, Overwhelmed IT Departments are the Main Issues
With the unprecedented increase in remote work, new study shows a global increase in nearly all types of cyber attacks since the COVID-19 social distancing measures began.