Security teams have learned many lessons during the pandemic. Everything from zero trust to better authentication methods and behavioral analytics have become front-burner items.
And for good reason. The pandemic accelerated digital transformation, which expanded the threat landscape as entire office buildings of people moved home to work. Now, as offices reopen, security will remain just as challenging as workers split their time between the office and home and resume business travel.
"The past year should have been a wake-up call to security teams that have been resistant to change," says Yaniv Bar-Dayan, co-founder and CEO of Vulcan Cyber. "As remote working becomes the norm even after the pandemic subsides, it's critical to have an agile security team and infrastructure. Companies must carefully orchestrate and manage remediation activities, and organizations must continue to look for new ways to stay nimble, collaborative, and ready for the ever-evolving threat landscape."
Security pros offer seven strategies to successfully manage the transition.