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How to Secure Remote Workers and Cloud Access at the Same Time

In an era where remote work and cloud-first applications have transformed the business landscape, hardening cloud and remote access has never been more critical. Join us for a live event to explore cohesive strategies for safeguarding your organization's most valuable assets in the cloud. Thought leaders Jerald Dawkins, Ph.D., Chris Clements, and Michael Oglesby will introduce Argo Edge, a cutting-edge cloud-first security solution, and how it addresses these challenges head-on. Learn more about how to provide robust protection for your users – regardless of their location.

Ekran System Announces Integration with Venn to Enhance Remote Work Security

Ekran System announces its partnership with Venn, a provider of innovative solutions that secure remote work on any unmanaged or BYOD computer. Like Ekran System, Venn is recognized by many cybersecurity experts. It has also been named a Sample Vendor by Gartner. We hope this strategic partnership will mark a significant advancement in fortifying remote work environments against emerging cybersecurity threats.

Balancing Commuting and Environmental Impact | Remote Work

We explore the evolving dynamics of commuting and its significance in today's world. Join us as we delve into the critical considerations of commuting's impact on both the environment and people's lives, all from the perspective of a manager striving to meet objectives. Discover how recent changes have reshaped the way we work, emphasizing the positive shifts towards more objective-driven management practices.

The Evolution of Network Perimeters | Remote Work

In this video, we delve into the fascinating journey of network perimeters. Remember when the traditional network barrier seemed impenetrable? Join us as we explore how the shift to remote work initially signaled the demise of the conventional network perimeter. But guess what? We're not done with this story. With the return to office spaces, we're witnessing the resurgence of a more traditional network approach. However, it's clear that the landscape has forever changed. When was the last time you heard the term LAN thrown around?

Privacy and Boundaries in Remote Work: The Webcam Conundrum

As remote work becomes the new normal, the question of privacy and boundaries has taken centre stage. Join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges of webcam surveillance in the digital age. In this video, we share intriguing anecdotes and thought-provoking scenarios that shed light on the delicate balance between oversight and respecting personal space. Discover the story of a colleague juggling work and family life, where a simple shift in perspective led to a crucial realization about safeguarding privacy. We delve into the implications of capturing personal moments on corporate servers and the potential ethical concerns that arise.

Labor Day Alert: Mobile Phishing Attacks on the Rise for Remote Employees

A recent survey by Lookout, Inc. warns for a specific attack vector as Labor Day approaches. The study shows that 85% of enterprise employees capable of remote work plan to do so on Friday, September 1, primarily using mobile devices. This creates an ideal environment for hackers to launch targeted phishing attacks. The risk is exacerbated by the fact that 80% of respondents admit to being more relaxed and distracted when working remotely on Fridays during the summer.

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Automation and the value of power management

Has the pandemic come to an end? Are we back to a full-fledged, in-office work style? The answer is absolutely not. What we proposed as the "new normal" (working from home) back in 2020 is now just normal in 2023. Gartner research predicted that "almost 50% of employees will will continue to work remotely post-pandemic," which is the reality now! With this shifting trend towards a flexible work culture, it's essential for front line IT workers, aka sysadmins, to stay equipped with a supercharged remote troubleshooting toolkit to rescue endpoints in trouble.
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Securing Privileged Access in a Remote Work World: Challenges and Best Practices

In today's disconnected world, the task of managing privileged access has become increasingly challenging. The surge in remote work has exposed employees to new vulnerabilities as they access sensitive systems and data from unsecured networks and personal devices, making them attractive targets for cyberattacks. To combat these risks, organizations must adopt Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions.


Network Detection and Response Tools for Remote Working

Remote workforces need network detection and response tools (NDR), but deploying an NDR that works with remote and hybrid environments is another story. Most NDRs are designed for on-premises networks. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be further from what the typical modern environment looks like.


Securing your offline remote workforce with MFA

Twenty percent of IT enterprises experienced a breach due to a remote worker during the pandemic, says a report by Malwarebytes Labs. Choosing to let employees work remotely comes with pros and cons—the cons primarily being unanticipated security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are more likely to occur because of employee ignorance, rather than a network or system malfunction.