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.
The cloud is becoming increasingly integral to businesses worldwide, particularly as many employees continue to work from home. SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) helps keep users protected, whether they are working on-site, from home, or on the go while simultaneously simplifying the protection process.
When COVID-19 first emerged, many organizations found themselves pivoting quickly to remote work. Now, as companies cautiously re-open their offices and slowly welcome employees back, leadership teams are looking for ways to balance in-person work with employee and customer safety. Contact and proximity tracing can play a huge role in allowing workers to return to the office safely, and companies are already well-positioned to leverage their existing network infrastructure to support these initiatives.
The FCC recently announced that they are further opening up the broadband spectrum to unlicensed traffic. This will allow routers to broadcast their signals in the 6GHz range, in addition to the 2.4GHz and 5GHz ranges already available for unlicensed use and means that very soon, there will be a lot more Wi-Fi to go around.