Intelligent CISO Issue 43 - Page 30

When developing a security strategy for supporting a hybrid workforce , it ’ s essential to identify risk blind spots .
Enterprises need efficiency , visibility and resiliency .
Mitigating thirdparty risk , baking security into the development process and defending against ransomware attacks are just a few things that should be part of future-proofing your cybersecurity strategy for a hybrid workforce .
editor ’ s question

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any organisations

M have been considering a network transformation to support the adoption of SaaS and cloudbased applications and an increasingly remote workforce .

At the same time , many technologists have had to make sudden and unplanned

When developing a security strategy for supporting a hybrid workforce , it ’ s essential to identify risk blind spots .

changes in the way workers connect to corporate systems that could introduce new cyber-risks and vulnerabilities .
When developing a security strategy for supporting a hybrid workforce , it ’ s essential to identify risk blind spots .
As CISOs embark on their transformational journey , identifying these areas of weakness should be the top priority . With hybrid workforces becoming the norm for many organisations , keeping business data safe everywhere is crucial to enabling people to work anywhere .
Enforcing the same policies consistently from the endpoint , network , web and

Enterprises need efficiency , visibility and resiliency .

cloud requires a new approach . Mitigating third-party risk , baking security into the development process and defending against ransomware attacks are just a few things that should be part of futureproofing your cybersecurity strategy for a hybrid workforce .
Key initiatives would include adopting Multi-Factor Authentication ( MFA ), achieving greater response time through automation , extending Zero Trust to applications , or accomplishing another worthwhile goal .
BINDU SUNDARESAN , DIRECTOR , AT & T CYBERSECURITY
The rapid adoption of cloud services , IoT , application containers , and other technologies is helping drive organisations forward . However , it also means that security teams must work harder to maintain visibility .
To do so , they need to continuously see and catalogue every asset in their environment and accurately determine the security status of their devices . Organisations are feeling a shift in networking and security as they rapidly adopt and embrace the cloud . Enterprises need efficiency , visibility and resiliency . Secure Access Service Edge ( SASE ) and Zero Trust implementations can provide a more comprehensive security capability to support Digital Transformation . u

Mitigating thirdparty risk , baking security into the development process and defending against ransomware attacks are just a few things that should be part of future-proofing your cybersecurity strategy for a hybrid workforce .

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