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.
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.
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.
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.
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.