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A guide to combat ransomware as we continue to work from home

It's no secret that 2021 has already seen a huge surge in ransomware attacks; we've seen an increase of 64% over last year. Advancements in attack strategies and the shift to remote work are undeniably reasons for this ongoing wave. With most businesses merely testing the waters with hybrid working models, completely returning to work still seems like a far-off reality indicating that these numbers are only likely to swell even further.

What are the Characteristics of an Effective Hybrid Workplace?

Remote work has been on the rise since the abrupt transition from physical to virtual workplace because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations and companies have seen the need to adapt to the virtual setup to continue their operations. With an effective hybrid workplace, the quality of work and the team’s engagement could be maintained in the post-pandemic.


How to Secure Hybrid Teams Against Insider Threats

As businesses emerge from the pandemic, many are making strategic decisions about their long-term work arrangements. While there is a substantial debate about remaining remote or bringing people back to the office, many companies are choosing to meet in the middle, embracing a hybrid work arrangement that allows people to work both on-site and remotely.


It's All Fun and Games Until You Get Breached - Tackling Security Challenges in the Remote Work Reality

From healthcare to education to critical infrastructure, nobody seems to be safe from cyber attacks. Not even video game creators. News broke in early June that video game giant Electronic Arts was one of the latest victims of a major breach. At first glance, this is just another story of hackers breaking into a victim and finding their way to a sizable pay day. Nothing new here. Plenty of attacks happen every week, right? However it was the way that the attackers got in that was interesting.


The Network Leader's Punch List for Returning to the Office

Over the last year and a half, we all went through the monumental disruption of having just about everyone work from remote locations. We strained VPN infrastructure and out of necessity split tunnels became the norm, not the exception. Even if it meant the users were a bit more exposed, you really had no choice, as Zoom/Webex/Teams meetings can eat up bandwidth like nobody’s business. But now the users are starting to come back into the office, what’s the big deal?

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Remote possibility: how to help remote staff achieve better work-life balance

The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically altered working experiences and what we consider to be normal. Almost every industry has been affected and businesses were forced to scramble to find ways of operating at such a difficult time. Things have begun to improve, and we may be through the worst of the pandemic, but it has had a lingering effect.

How do businesses ensure data security with a remote workforce?

When it comes to Data protection, we used to talk about securing the perimeter with firewalls, VPNs, cybersecurity training for employees, to prevent data leaks - remember those days?? Well, these days, things are a little different as we now have remote working to contend with. As a result, Zero Trust has crept in and tilted the formula for Data security and securing network perimeters is no longer effective.

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6 Ways to Support a Remote DevOps Team

Remote working is here to stay, so it's vital that businesses understand how to get the best out of their staff. For some roles, working remotely is easier than others - DevOps employees, for example, can face challenges if they're not fully supported within the organisation. In a distributed workforce, there's a higher risk of security issues and application problems, so it's crucial that organisations support them to keep the organisation running smoothly. Here are 6 ways to do just that.