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OVERCOMING ‘ WORK FROM HOME ’ SECURITY CHALLENGES : SECURITY BEYOND THE VPN

With IT leaders concerned about the challenges of securing employee ’ s access to the corporate network , Krupa Srivatsan , Director , Cybersecurity Product Marketing at Infoblox , looks at some rising threats that could be encountered .

With the remote working trend on the rise

due to the COVID-19 pandemic , many IT managers and corporate leaders have naturally been concerned about the challenges of securing employee ’ s access to the corporate network .
Given the precipitous nature of the pandemic , organizations have had very little time to prepare for such large-scale remote work , let alone think about how to secure ‘ work from home ’ users . These remote workers still need to access enterprise applications in the cloud , and work with and store corporate data on their devices .
Cybercriminals are moving to lookalike domains to fool victims in their efforts to impersonate the target organization or brand .
Think outside the perimeter – security challenges of working from home
Security teams now have to think about how to continue to protect corporate resources and data ,
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