Are you confident in the security of your work-from-home environment?

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Sr. Director of Enterprise Security in Software, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
I actually feel good about it. I'm not all that worried about it right now, to be honest. There is always room to improve and iterate, but I feel like we have a strong foundation.
President and National Managing Principal in Software, 501 - 1,000 employees
We're professional services. We've got one corporate office and then 200 people that went onsite to clients. We were pretty well remote-friendly, anyway. We're loaded up with security software (Zscaler, Netskope, CrowdStrike, etc.). Got a cocktail right, all loaded up on the laptop.
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CISO in Software, 51 - 200 employees

I have had CIOs express the need to secure their execs' home offices and I'm like, why just the execs? Who cares? It should be everybody. You should have a solid security solution rolled out everywhere. And I already know they have all these tools like Zscaler, but they're worried about the home internet connections as well. It's a toss-up.

Director of Technology Strategy in Services (non-Government), 2 - 10 employees
Comfortable, but not over confident
Managing Partner, Partnerships & Strategy in Software, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
No. I believe no one should be confident. Covid has accelerated WFH and introduced the challenge of securing not just one or few offices, but potentially thousands. As we’ve seen with recent hacks (SolarWi, Microsoft Exchange, FireEye, Facebook) the frequency and severity of attacks seems to have increased of late. With the increasing use of cloud services and various different devices, there just seems to be more points of weakness attackers could exploit, not just at the end point but throughout the software supply chain.
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Executive Architect in Healthcare and Biotech, 10,001+ employees

Well said Jay.  In addition to securing networks and endpoints, user training is vital for mitigating intrusion and data loss risks.

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