Getronics Editorial Team
In this article:
Join Getronics and global legal firm Simmons & Simmons as we discuss reimagining cybersecurity to keep businesses safe in a post-COVID world.
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Solutions: Security Management, Security Assurance, User Security, EndPoint Security, Infrastructure Security
Watch this business-driven conversation with:
- David Chujor, Getronics’ Security Sales Lead (Webinar Host)
- Warren Whewell, Simmons & Simmons’ Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
- Cindy Zhou, LogRythm CMO
- Ed Sant’Anna, Digital Experience Director
Key Takeaways & Discussion
The challenges provided by the sudden and unexpected shift to home working for a traditionally office-based work force. The conversations includes:
- Issuing a security advisory around always-on devices from Google, Amazon and Apple such as Alexa and Siri
- Challenges of shipping hardware, such as headsets, to ensure confidential conversations aren’t exposed
- The need to move to e-signatures such as DocuSign, Adobe EchoSign, rather than traditional wet signatures
- Security education – training staff to think differently about security when working from home and to understand the risks involved
Private & Public Cloud
Simmons & Simmons has a traditional private cloud infrastructure, with the exception of Microsoft Office 365 for email, the discussion covered:
- Advantages and disadvantages of private versus public cloud
- The need to maintain security standards and certifications such as ISO27001 and SOC reporting as you move to public cloud
- The need to be able to provide clients with the confidence that their data is safe
- Ownership of critical security aspects such as encryption, access and key rotation
The Role of SIEM
With the sudden shift to home-working the security challenge is now bigger than ever and the SIEM is perfectly positioned to address this challenge through single platform visibility.
- The challenges of relying on an in-house IT department given growing security requirements
- Advantages of a outsourced solutions – 24x7x365 monitoring, resilience , additional expertise, reduced stress
- The need to cope with more traffic and additional log sources to maintain complete visibility whilst keeping false positives down
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