Secure, company-wide connectivity in 5 steps

August 17, 2023
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IT structures have transitioned from traditional, isolated systems to cloud-based applications that demand 24/7 availability. They are now serving several “work-from-anywhere” teams. These new advancements mean new challenges for business, particularly related to security. Follow these five top tips to implement secure, company-wide remote connectivity.

1. Acknowledge the importance of secure remote connectivity

Workforces spread across the globe are far more prone to attacks. By recognizing the new attack vectors and security threats that accompany this shift, you can take action to protect your business. Once you’ve acknowledged the importance of security, it’s time to establish your security stance.

Start by building awareness among staff. Define clear security expectations for your organization and communicate them clearly throughout your business. training external partners and vendors too. With a shared understanding of privacy, access control, and the human, machine, and bot actors involved in your security ecosystem, your internal and external stakeholders can work together to protect each other.

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2. Choose platforms built for security from the outset

Remote connectivity boosts your workforce’s productivity by providing a way to give and get quick, reliable support. But security must never be an afterthought. Features such as password randomization, device authentication, multi-factor authentication, and Conditional Access ensure that both your remote connectivity and security requirements are met.

3. Comply with security standards and certifications

Ensure that your remote connectivity platform can keep up with emerging technologies. Stringent compliances like GDPR, HIPAA, and ISO 27000 place you ahead of the curve.

To serve companies with specific compliance requirements, such as HIPAA for the healthcare sector, TeamViewer upholds various security certifications.

 

4. Embrace transparency by disclosing vulnerabilities

Build trust through transparency by being candid about possible security vulnerabilities. Boost vulnerability reporting through bug bounty programs. These programs help you improve your products and services by encouraging ethical hacking and responsible disclosure.

 

5. Stay ahead by engaging in security thought leadership

Upholding enterprise-grade security standards is an ongoing commitment. Stay ahead with the latest developments by engaging in technology thought leadership, sharing your own expertise, and collaborating with communities and media in the security space.

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