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Archive: January 2021

Pandemic Home Security for Your Enterprise

Pandemic Home Security for Your Enterprise

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Phil Groce

This post was co-written by Harry Caskey. The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly increased remote work among enterprise employees. Home-network environments are not professionally managed, so they are an appealing target for attackers. These attackers are aware that systems on home networks are not patched regularly and a number of them are out of date with respect to vulnerability mitigation. Threat detection is typically nearly absent on home systems, and remediation is often incidental at best....

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Remote Work: Vulnerabilities and Threats to the Enterprise

Remote Work: Vulnerabilities and Threats to the Enterprise

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Phil Groce

For many organizations, COVID-19 dramatically changed the risk calculation for remote work. In January 2020, many enterprises viewed remote work with skepticism; by March, the choice for many was to become a remote-first enterprise or to shut down. As one might expect, embracing long-resisted technologies and practices has been chaotic for many, with actions dictated primarily by urgency. By now, most enterprises--to the surprise of some--have successfully adapted to the new environment. A few, such...

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020

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Douglas C. Schmidt

Every January on the SEI Blog, we present the 10 most-visited posts of the previous year. This year's list of top 10 is presented in reverse order--culminating in the most-visited post--and features posts published between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. 10. Vulnonym - Stop the Naming Madness 9. Security Automation Begins at the Source Code 8. 8 Steps for Migrating Existing Applications to Microservices 7. Comments on NIST IR 8269: A Taxonomy and...

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