These days, a lot of infrastructure and security products claim to use AI. However, behind the curtain, what most products call “AI” (artificial intelligence) is actually machine learning or deep learning. Both machine learning and deep learning are incredibly powerful tools, capable of filtering through an enormous amount of information in incredibly short periods of time. This is critical for quickly and accurately detecting and responding to anomalies within a given environment.
For many organizations, 2020 brought with it a sudden shift regarding how daily business operations are conducted. COVID-19 forced many organizations to pivot, pushing workers out of their workplaces and into their homes. This sudden shift made the ability to leverage technology effectively critical for continuing operations.
To help ensure digital assets remain safe and accessible, even if your primary data center is compromised, all organizations should have a robust, flexible, and up-to-date disaster recovery plan in place. This living document should be updated regularly, and all key personnel should know what their responsibilities are, who is responsible for what, what assets are most critical, and what the overall recovery plan is.
The modern age thrives on data, but not every organization is currently equipped to effectively manage and safeguard this critical digital asset. To ensure your privacy and compliance obligations are met without preventing or inhibiting authorized user access, your organization needs a governance framework built on the essential policies discussed in this article.
Could your team benefit from a little extra help? If your team is struggling to implement key initiatives while still supporting your everyday operations, you may want to consider partnering with an external virtual team.
Earlier this year, when organizations across the globe were forced to suddenly pivot to remote work, many experienced a rough transition. Though many organizations have mostly adapted to this new normal, quite a few continue to struggle from a technology standpoint and may be inadvertently compromising their security posture. The Bird Rock team is here to help you safeguard your digital assets and support your remote work teams so you can focus on what you do best.