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Cybersecurity Essentials for Your Remote Workers: Keeping Your Business Safe

Understand what you should consider to strengthen cybersecurity policies and practices in the age of COVID-19.

The pandemic has changed working remotely from a forward-thinking perk to a business necessity. This change has dramatically broadened the attack surface upon which businesses must protect against attacks upon their business by hackers. The situation is complicated by both the rushed way this change occurred, denying businesses the opportunity to methodically examine the people, processes, and technology which can safeguard business data. This topic is designed to address the question of what topics a business should consider to sure up cybersecurity policies and practices in the age of COVID-19?

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Agenda

Introduction

  • Approach
    • Situation, Complications, Question
    • People, Process, Technology
  • Speaker Background

Situation, Complications, Question

  • Situation - Rise of Remote Workers
  • Complications - Increase in Hacking Activity
  • Question - How Can We Better Secure Remote Workers?

People

  • Deciding Who Should Be Remote
  • Training Remote Workers
    • Security Policies
    • Compromise Risk, e.g. Malware, Phishing, etc.
  • Monitoring Remote Workers
  • Avoiding the 24/7/365 Issues
  • IT Support

Process and Policies

  • Personal Use of Provisioned Device/VM
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policies
  • Identification and Authorization (IAM) Policies and Procedures
  • Access to External Storage
    • USB, NAS
    • Use of Cloud Storage, e.g. OneDrive®, Google Drive™, iCloud®, etc.
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Solutions
  • Collaborative Platforms, e.g. Teams, Zoom®, etc.
  • Encryption of Data in Transit and at Rest
  • Multi-Form Authentication

Technology

  • Provisioned Equipment, i.e. a Company Laptop
  • Hardened Virtual Machines (VM)
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
  • Automated (Forced) Security Updates
  • Malware Protections, e.g. Norton™, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, etc.
  • ML Employee Monitoring

Conclusions

  • Questions
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This course was last revised on January 14, 2021.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Patrick T. Cronin, Esq.

Patrick T. Cronin, Esq.

Accenture

  • Senior Manager for Accenture, an international system integrator; Accenture is a consultancy which enables their clients’ team so their clients can implement the processes and technology to deliver data excellence and drive their business forward; his focus is privacy, security, and data governance
  • Principal for 15 years in the forensic firm of Eastern Computer Forensics; Eastern Computer Forensics provided litigation support to law firms in the areas of data analysis, historic cell tower analysis, and forensic cell phone/hard drive analysis
  • Conducts regular seminars on data privacy, security, analysis, and visualization for attorneys
  • Has been admitted in both criminal and civil proceedings as an expert in the data space
  • J.D. degree, Rutgers University; B.S. degree in computer science, William Paterson University; Cert. Forensic Analysis, Champlain College; Cert. Data Analysis, Johns Hopkins University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Published 2021
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