Allowing employees to put their work hours in from the location of their choice was a topic of discussion prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but when work from anywhere became a mandatory situation in 2020, it was clear that cyber security strategies needed to be addressed in a new way. Identifying the right security solutions is among the most important things companies can prioritize to protect themselves from threats specific to remote work situations. After the initial scramble to equip … [Read more...]
Security Breaches: Can Zero Trust Be the Answer to Stopping them?
Anyone with IT experience can tell you that the more complex the system is, the more difficult it is to keep it secure from breaches. You don’t have to be an IT expert to know that systems aren’t getting any less complex. Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, including in the cloud – which means juggling the variety of solutions can be a handful, even for organizations with a fully staffed IT team. Go-To Strategies: Do They Work? It seems there is no shortage of security challenges out … [Read more...]
Demystifying Secure Access Service Edge
The emergence of secure access service edge, also referred to as SASE, has emerged as a priority investment for companies pursuing a cloud-first positioning for their technology strategy. In order to demystify SASE, it helps to know a bit about software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) as well as anything as a service (XaaS) and cloud security challenges. What Is SASE? In its simplest description, secure access service edge integrates security functions and features with SD-WAN. SASE … [Read more...]
Steps to Take for Zero Trust Security
Zero trust security had made a name for itself prior to the pandemic, but when remote work became a necessity instead of a preference, the need for zero trust security became truly known. It’s gone from a buzzword to an integral part of the security strategy. Most organizations have a hybrid model where a percentage of employees are in-office while the others are working remotely. And whether you’re fully remote or fully in-office, taking a look at endpoint security is probably going to be … [Read more...]