Adobe Flash Player will reach end of support on 31st December 2020, at which point Adobe will no longer update or distribute Flash Player and all major browsers will not allow Flash Player plugins.Read More
Lots of businesses have switched to WFH arrangements, in the short term you do what needs to be done to continue operating, longer term consideration on how to work and secure your data is essential to protecting your business.
Basic security knowledgeAre you confident that your users are trained and aware of phishing, spam and vishing attacks and what to look out for?
Strong passwordsDo your users have unique, strong passwords set on their home devices and mobile equipment?
Anti-VirusHave they got anti-virus installed and is it up to date and effective? Is it licenced for business use?
UpdatesIs the device up to date with all software and hardware updates to ensure security issues have been resolved?
DataAre the users storing potentially company specific data or data which falls under GDPR regulations on their personal devices? Who else might have access to this data? Have they the ability to copy this to other devices, such as USB and Dropbox, without your knowledge ?
Remote AccessHow are your users going to connect to the work network and how is this secured?
MitigationThere are several options and potential resolutions to the questions above. Please see our separate article on how to work from home securely and also our article on remote access solutions for long term remote working.
Apple are changing the validity check for TLS certificates from the 1st September 2020, this will affect all renewals after this point in time.Read More
With a large spotlight being shined on the technologies being used for working from home, we have taken this opportunity to talk about securing Microsoft Teams and best practice surrounding the data held within.Read More