The events of 2020 forced many organizations around the world to adopt or accelerate remote work for
their employees, often on incredibly tight timelines. This hurried adoption of remote work led to security
vulnerabilities and increased cyberattacks across industries — deploying quickly was the top priority;
scaling securely came second. Securing an extensive, distributed, and standardized remote workforce
involves the movement toward zero-trust security architectures for network and application security,
managed devices, and endpoint delivery services in conjunction with advanced security services that
assess and maintain organizations’ security posture.
Yogesh Shivhare, Senior Analyst, Security and Infrastructure at IDC shares his key considerations for securing your remote workforce in the new normal.