Distributed working environments have become the new normal. The coronavirus pandemic has forced organizations to find ways to connect reliably, to scale rapidly and to stay protected in times of transition and change. More than 227 million VPN downloads occurred worldwide in 2020, making VPN mainstream.
In 2020, data security became a key issue. Organizations needed to secure sensitive information through multi-factor authentication, endpoint system compliance scanning and data encryption.
But these measures weren’t enough. They aren’t enough. Many organizations are still adjusting to new operating and infrastructure models. In many cases, this is because multiple years worth of digital transformations occurred in mere months.
Organizations are vulnerable to fines, legal proceedings and a damaged reputation if user systems and corporate data aren’t adequately secured.
Address the digital security of your remote workforce by:
- Adopting VPNs. Organizations need to secure remote access with VPN solutions. These shield private internet connections from the prying eyes of hackers and the data collection tools of ISP providers.
- Investing in real-time threat intelligence. Threat intelligence tools can help identify cyber threats affecting others in your industry and can assist in determining how to best block a potential attack.
- Taking a Zero Trust approach to access management. Previously, Zero Trust represented an ideal. Now, Zero Trust is a foundational element of business security.
- Implementing meaningful mobile security. Employees are accessing organizational data from their phones. The blend of professional and personal activities on mobile devices makes your organization more exposed than ever before. Deploy simple mobile security at scale.