Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
How to Secure Employees' Home Wi-Fi Networks
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
VictorWunschelCISSP
VictorWunschelCISSP,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/30/2021 | 8:28:51 AM
WFH and Always On VPN
Employees must have privacy in their own homes.  Business does not have a right to force employees to modify equipment at home.  However, business can and should use Always On VPN (and two factor authentication) on company assets to protect connection to corporate information.  I've also heard companies are using VDI to substantually reduce the risks, creating a virtual machine so that data never leaves the company, which reminds me of green on black  days (all things are circular). Some other proposed alternatives would cost too much money, invade privacy, and be nearly impossible to audit IMHO.
MicahSpady
MicahSpady,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/29/2021 | 1:02:24 PM
Re: Wifi at home

Agree with you here Paul. Companies need to take ownership over their employees home Wi-Fi security. I think they can drop in the hardware, as long as it's managed from the cloud and authenticates against one of the newer Cloud RADIUS servers. 

PaulH129
PaulH129,
User Rank: Strategist
4/29/2021 | 7:10:09 AM
Wifi at home
Thats all great and all, but your regular Jill/Joe user is still very technically illiterate, dont put the burden on them. Unless the company drops hardware in forget it. if you have Corp devices always on VPN or some sort of service like Palo Prism-a. BYOD should be treated like corp unless you have some sandboxing application that abstracts and virtualizes the app (citrix, etc). Yeah still cant go cheap and consummer in this day and age security vendors still have no proper solution just snake oil.
rohitmadhu
rohitmadhu,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/29/2021 | 5:21:16 AM
Nice article
Securing a home network is a major concern now, as the majority is doing WFH.
Jake L
Jake L,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/28/2021 | 5:36:55 PM
Enterprise security at home
Keeping an eye on the prospect of using enterprise level security for remote employees. The big problem with using enterprise security at home today in my opinion is the lack of infrastructure available for Home Users. Hopefully Fortinet's new partnership with Linksys will improve the options available
Kainoa Lee
Kainoa Lee,
User Rank: Apprentice
4/28/2021 | 4:28:09 PM
Good Start to Eliminating Credential Theft
I think educating employees on the dangers of credential theft is a great start on how we can better protect our networks from data theft. The use of an Enterprise-Grade network for remote workers can help achieve that and further secure networks through a stronger authentication method (like EAP-TLS).


Edge-DRsplash-10-edge-articles
I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
Black Hat USA 2022 Attendee Report
Black Hat attendees are not sleeping well. Between concerns about attacks against cloud services, ransomware, and the growing risks to the global supply chain, these security pros have a lot to be worried about. Read our 2022 report to hear what they're concerned about now.
Flash Poll
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2022-35942
PUBLISHED: 2022-08-12
Improper input validation on the `contains` LoopBack filter may allow for arbitrary SQL injection. When the extended filter property `contains` is permitted to be interpreted by the Postgres connector, it is possible to inject arbitrary SQL which may affect the confidentiality and integrity of data ...
CVE-2022-35949
PUBLISHED: 2022-08-12
undici is an HTTP/1.1 client, written from scratch for Node.js.`undici` is vulnerable to SSRF (Server-side Request Forgery) when an application takes in **user input** into the `path/pathname` option of `undici.request`. If a user specifies a URL such as `http://127.0.0.1` or `//127.0.0.1` ```js con...
CVE-2022-35953
PUBLISHED: 2022-08-12
BookWyrm is a social network for tracking your reading, talking about books, writing reviews, and discovering what to read next. Some links in BookWyrm may be vulnerable to tabnabbing, a form of phishing that gives attackers an opportunity to redirect a user to a malicious site. The issue was patche...
CVE-2022-35956
PUBLISHED: 2022-08-12
This Rails gem adds two methods to the ActiveRecord::Base class that allow you to update many records on a single database hit, using a case sql statement for it. Before version 0.1.3 `update_by_case` gem used custom sql strings, and it was not sanitized, making it vulnerable to sql injection. Upgra...
CVE-2022-35943
PUBLISHED: 2022-08-12
Shield is an authentication and authorization framework for CodeIgniter 4. This vulnerability may allow [SameSite Attackers](https://canitakeyoursubdomain.name/) to bypass the [CodeIgniter4 CSRF protection](https://codeigniter4.github.io/userguide/libraries/security.html) mechanism with CodeIgniter ...