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Is Employee Monitoring Software Worth The Investment?

Businesses continually seek solutions to enhance efficiency and productivity. Employee monitoring software has emerged as a pivotal tool. It’s a technology designed to track and analyze employees’ work-related activities, offering insights into how work hours are spent. As businesses and organizations strive to optimize operations, understanding the capabilities and applications of such software becomes increasingly crucial.

Insider Threat Detection In Modern Enterprises

Insider threat detection in corporate security is essential due to insiders’ access to sensitive information and potential for harm. This challenge extends beyond employees to contractors and automated systems, encompassing risks like data breaches and espionage. With workplaces becoming digitalized, traditional security measures fall short, necessitating a comprehensive approach that blends technology, policy, and culture.

UEBA: Revolutionizing Security With Advanced Analytics

User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) is vital in safeguarding sensitive information and systems. It offers an innovative and dynamic security approach beyond traditional measures. By analyzing and comparing user behavior patterns against established baselines, UEBA systems intelligently detect anomalies that could signify a security breach.

How To Choose The Right Employee Monitoring Software

Remote work is becoming increasingly common, and data breaches are a constant threat. The importance of employee monitoring software has never been more pronounced. For businesses looking to safeguard their digital assets while optimizing workforce productivity, selecting the right software is a decision that can have significant implications. This article will guide you through the options and considerations for choosing your business’s ideal employee monitoring solution.

How to Better Manage Cybersecurity Risk With Human-Centric Approach

Threat detection is essential, as it serves to locate and minimize the threat as quickly and effectively as possible. However, some companies are starting to embrace an earlier line of defense that Gartner calls human-centric security. The tech research firm lists it as the number one cyber security trend of 2023 and has forecasted that 50% of CISOs will adopt this new approach by 2027.

A Surge in Quiet and Loud Quitters Presents New Threats

According to the Gallup State of the Global Workplace: 2023 Report, worker stress is at an all-time high. While other issues related to the pandemic have subsided, stress is causing trouble for organizations, especially those with remote workers, where it is harder to spot issues. Where there is stress, there is risk. Employees make more mistakes and are more likely to intentionally create other problems for employers.

Work From Home, Quiet Quitting, and How Insider Risk Has Changed

March 2023 marks approximately three years since the world shut down at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Since then, organizations have seen their workforce change considerably. What was originally a short term plan to work from home has become ingrained in our new work culture. According to a recent LinkedIn poll, at-home work is ticking back up. Only 50% of workers are in the office full-time, the rest work from home full-time or have a hybrid schedule.

Focusing On Productivity Helps Reduce Insider Risk

Many companies are concerned by the uptick in insider risk that’s come with the work-from-home boom. By one estimate, 58% of office workers work from home at least one day a week. This trend creates blind spots for companies. Managers see their employees less often, people work off network and on personal devices, and they keep schedules that don’t adhere to the previous more predictable hours.

Elizabeth Harz RSAC 2023 Interview

Elizabeth Harz, CEO of Veriato, gave an interview to ISMG at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. In it, Elizabeth covers the challenges of maintaining data security in the remote or hybrid workforce environment and the rising cost of data breaches. She also discusses some of the tools and solutions and can help businesses better manage their cybersecurity challenges.

A More Insightful, Proactive Approach to Employee Monitoring

Also known as “bossware” and even “employee surveillance”, employee monitoring has been placed in the bucket of technologies that companies force on their employees. Whatever you call it, its use is on the rise and it looks like it’s here to stay. As of 2022, 60% of companies use some kind of software to monitor employees. General productivity isn’t the only justification for implementing employee monitoring.