Remote Workforce: How to Protect Yourself From Emerging Threats?
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 TIME: 4:00pm CEST, 10:00am EDT, 7:00am PDT
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has served as a catalyst for digitization in many companies and led to an increase in remote work and adoption of the bring your own device (BYOD) policy. Every device and digital service that employees use is a potential gateway into company networks and thus poses a security risk. The risks are magnified even more when privileged accounts enter the equation because they enable access to critical data. Given the immediacy and speed with which companies had to shift from office to remote work, security concerns were often neglected leading to an increase in successful cyberattacks.
Facing this situation of increased risks and attack vectors, companies need to have foolproof security in place to keep their data safe and secure. IT teams should start with the very basics such as giving the company staff cybersecurity awareness trainings and monitoring remote access. While it has become a well-known fact that Privileged Access Management (PAM) is an integral part of cybersecurity in modern companies, Secure Compliance Management (SCM) and User Behaviour Analytics (UBA) perhaps have not been given proper attention in the security world yet.
Join this webinar and learn
- About the risks associated with remote workforce as well as the need for better remote access policies
- About security issues that are inherent in IT consumerization and bring your own device (BYOD)
- Why you should sensitize remote teams to follow data security protocols
- Why privileged accounts should be given special care by security teams
- How Privileged Access Management, Secure Compliance Management (SCM) and User Behaviour Analytics (UBA) can help companies to establish a secure environment
KuppingerCole Senior Analyst Paul Fisher will have a detailed look at the attack vectors that are inherent in remote work and how they increased during the pandemic through the usage of private devices.
In the second part of the webinar, Anil Bhandari, Chief Mentor & Thought Leader at Arcon, will show how companies can secure data which is accessed remotely by employees or third-party vendors taking user behavior and privileged accounts into consideration.
ARCON is a leading Information Risk Management Solutions provider, specializing in Privileged Access Management and continuous Risk Assessment solutions. The Mumbai-based company has been in the Identity and Access control space for more than 10 years.
ARCON products provide seamless access and scalable architecture with real-time monitoring and threat analytics to predict, protect and prevent insider and advanced cyber threats. More than 300 global enterprises spanning wide-ranging industries such as Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Government Organizations, Media, Health Care, and Fintech trust ARCON’s risk-predictive solutions.
As users, devices and application workloads move outside the corporate network, the traditional model of enforcing security at the network perimeter is no longer effective. A Zero Trust model offers an alternative that secures data while ensuring it is accessible to employees, regardless of where they are working. But the path to achieving Zero Trust is unclear for many organizations.