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Phil Muncaster The post-pandemic normal for global organizations increasingly means using digital technology to support more flexible working practices. Although tech giants such as  Twitter  and  Facebook  made headlines by promising some employees they can work from home forever, the reality for most employers is likely to be more prosaic.  More than 60% of businesses  are planning to support a hybrid workplace which will involve employees spending part of the week at home and a few days in the office. Yet this will also bring with it new cyber-risks, as we outlined in the first post of this series that examines the  security challenges of the hybrid workplace .  The good news is that this what the Zero Trust model was built for. Already mandated for U.S. federal government agencies by a  new Presidential executive order  it offers an increasingly popular way to minimize cyber-risk in a world of hybrid cloud,  remote working  and persistent threat actors.   The challenges of protecting the hybrid workplace  Today’s CISOs are under incredible pressure to protect sensitive IP and customer data from theft, and business-critical systems from service interruption. Despite rising security spending, breaches continue to escalate.  The cost of data breaches  stands at an average of nearly US$3.9 million per incident today, with organizations typically taking hundreds of days before they discover and contain these attacks.   The advent of mass remote working, and now the hybrid workplace, hands even more advantage to the threat actors. Organizations are at risk from several areas, including:  Distracted home workers who are more likely to click on phishing links  Remote workers using potentially insecure personal laptops and mobile devices, networks and smart home devices  Vulnerable VPNs and other unpatched software running on home systems  Poorly configured RDP endpoints, which may be easily hijacked via previously breached or easy-to-crack passwords.  ESET reported a 140% increase  in RDP attacks in Q3 2020  Cloud services with weak access controls (poor passwords and no multi-factor authentication)  In 2009, Forrester developed a new information security model, called the Zero Trust Model, which has gained widespread acceptance secret info and adoption. It’s designed for a world in which the old certainties of placing all security resources at the perimeter and then trusting everything inside it, are no longer relevant. That’s the world we live in today thanks to distributed working and cloud ubiquity.   Instead, Zero Trust is founded on a mantra of “never trust, always verify” to help reduce the impact of breaches. In practice, there are three underlying principles:  All networks should be treated as untrusted  This should include home networks, pubic Wi-Fi networks (for example, in airports and coffee shops) and even on-premises corporate networks. Threat actors are simply too determined for us to assume that there are any safe spaces left. If all networks are untrusted, then so must users be. After all, you can’t guarantee that an account hasn’t been hijacked, or that a user isn’t a malicious insider. That means granting employees just enough privilege to get the job done, and then regularly auditing access rights and removing any that are no longer appropriate. Every day we hear news of a new security breach. By maintaining an alert mentality, organizations will be vigilant and continue to improve their defenses with a resilient Zero Trust mindset. Breaches are inevitable – it’s about reducing their impact.  When Zero Trust was first created back in 2009, it was a very network-centric model. Over the years it has evolved into an entire ecosystem. At its center is the critical data or business processes that must be protected. Around this are four key elements: the people that can access that data, the devices that store it, the networks it flows through and the workloads that process it.  Now Forrester has added another crucial layer: automation and orchestration and visibility and analytics. These integrate all the defense-in-depth controls needed to support Zero Trust.  Zero Trust in this new iteration is a perfect way to help mitigate the risks of a hybrid workplace—an environment where perimeters are fluid, distributed workers must be continually authenticated, and networks are segmented to reduce the potential for threats to spread. It’s also become clear over the course of the pandemic that VPNs in many cases were unable to sustain large numbers of remote workers – both in terms of inbound traffic and in outbound deployment of patches. They are increasingly also a target in their own right, if left unpatched and under-protected. Zero Trust is a better long-term option.  The latest  data suggests  that nearly three-quarters (72%) of organizations are planning (42%) or have already rolled out (30%) Zero Trust. The good news is that getting there doesn’t require a major rip-and-replace effort.  In fact, you may already be using many of the tools and techniques needed to get started.

https://www.welivesecurity.com/2021/07/23/protecting-hybrid-workplace-zero-trust-security/

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