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Things Keeping CISOs Up at Night During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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4/30/2020 | 6:14:46 PM
Theoretical vs. Applied
This pandemic has highlighted many shortcomings that we have been aware of for quite some time. Technology has paved the landscape to the point where you do not need to be located in the same state as your company or be in the office 24x7. There are many financial benefits for the company to have a remote workforce as well as security benefits with VDI and other remote access mechanisms.

The reason we are experiencing detriments is because the pandemic has forced us to go all in before we were ready and it is due to a lack of proactivity. Similar to when "the cloud" first came out. Companies were hesitant, decided to make the change and go for 100% cloud failed and complained about it. We need to start planning more effectively. Operating under an idea that its not a matter of if but when certain events will happen. We would be much better off.


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