Security Think Tank: As Offices Reopen, Address Patching And 'Build Drift'
ComputerWeekly, July 7th, 2021
July 18, 2021,
Volume 280, Issue 2

With Covid-19 restrictions easing, offices are welcoming back remote workers this summer, bringing with them their notebooks and mobiles, and creating an endpoint management headache for CISOs

"What do security teams need to account for to protect their returning office workers?

The start of home working at the beginning of lockdown caused several logistical and security problems with the roll-out of more VPN endpoints and additional security measures for home workers.

Although the expected full relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions has been pushed back from 21 June to 19 July in England, there has been a trickle of people going back into the office, either part or full time, which could turn into a flood if government recommendations to work from home if possible are rescinded. On the face of it, this should not cause a problem, but there may be a few things to watch out for..."

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