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Is VPN or Zero Trust Access Best for Remote Working Security?

The pandemic changed the way people work, and many companies have been fast to adapt to this shift in work culture by encouraging and promoting remote and hybrid work. Zero Trust Network Access or ZTNA is gaining popularity as a secure alternative to corporate VPN-based access to the internal application and network services.

Endpoint security and remote work

Remote work is the new reality for companies of all sizes and across every industry. As the majority of employees now perform their job functions outside the technology ecosystem of their local office, the cybersecurity landscape has evolved with the adoption of terms such as Zero Trust and Secure Services Edge (SSE).

Challenges and solutions for securing distributed, remote and hybrid workforces

The world has changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased the number of teams that are working with a remote and distributed model. This change is a welcome acceleration of what many feel would have been the eventual outcome of our digital future. With this new model comes a new and changing set of security challenges.

Ransomware Attacks: How to Mitigate Risk and Protect Your Data

Ransomware is not a new threat, but the tactics that attackers are using to access corporate infrastructures and steal resources has evolved. With the continuation of remote work and data being stored on the cloud, attackers only need to compromise one user, app or device to gain access.

Hello CISO - Episode 3 (Part 2): Shadow IT and Working from Home

In part one of this episode of Hello CISO, Troy explored why regaining some of the control and visibility lost to shadow IT requires a mindset shift. In part two, he delves into where that mindset shift might lead us. Hello CISO is a new series aimed at Chief Information Security Officers, IT security teams, and all other members of an organization responsible for maintaining the safety and integrity of the business and its operations.

How to Manage Your Security in A Hybrid World: 15 Cybersecurity Tips & Best Practices

The hybrid workplace is here to stay. If the past couple of years have proved anything, it’s that many workers enjoy working remotely, or like the flexibility of working from home part-time. Organizations also appreciate the benefits of a hybrid workplace; according to Gartner, 48% of employees will likely work remotely at least part of the time after COVID-19, as opposed to the 30% of employees who did so before the pandemic.

Don't Leave Dollars on the Table: How to Find and Leverage Federal Funding

By now it’s become clear—hybrid and remote work are here to stay. This goes for employees in the government sector as much as it does for those in other industries. Along with increased flexibility, however, comes increased attack surfaces for security professionals to defend.

How an IT Managed Services Provider Helps Newly Remote Organizations

A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a valuable resource for meeting fluctuating IT infrastructure needs. According to data from Statista, the value of the IT managed services market is expected to grow to $356.24 billion by 2025. In this article I’ll outline the benefits of an MSP vs in-house IT staff and how an MSP can help your organization transition to a remote workforce.

6 challenges when protecting a distributed workforce

When employees connect to professional networks remotely the cyber-threat level rises. Elements such as the expansion of the security perimeter of organizations when working remotely or the proliferation of threats from COVID-19-related topics have changed the way we understand cybersecurity. But there are other, more specific challenges that make it more difficult for MSPs to protect clients that have a remotely distributed workforce. These 6 challenges are.

Securing telework 2020 and beyond

Teleworking isn’t just about your home desk: it’s about mobility, agility, and security. As public and private industries shift to telework, thanks to long-term innovation and short-term necessity, it’s clear that telework is here to stay. But to what scale? This webcast explored the concepts of security and mobility within the broader telework schema. How will personal devices and other technology tools accelerate the ease of telework? On the flip side, as attackers target devices, how can organizations protect personal devices from breaches?