Whilst hybrid working was brought in as an emergency reaction to a novel threat, flexible working environments have since become a business choice, as 78% of UK workers prefer the hybrid model (ONS). As a result, the new-found ways in which organisations collaborate and communicate can no longer 'make do', but follow a secure, thorough and systemic approach.
What does that mean for your business? The consequences of adopting hybrid-working must be fully-accounted for, as failure to do so could negatively impact productivity, engagement, and more extremely, your bottom line.
Successful remote working strategies are heavily reliant on consistent and reliable IT security, as WFH/WFA necessitates a higher dependence on technology. This increases your organisation's exposure to cyber-threats, including data breaches, fraud and bribery.
Businesses are now thinking about how to maintain seamless connections, without compromising on security.
1. Flexible working environments are now expected
2. Personal devices are becoming increasingly more common in the working environment, either for work or personal usage
3. Direct-access cloud applications circumvent the traditional network protection
For many organisations, hardware firewalls are difficult to maintain. FWaaS gives all employees access to the same number of resources on several types of devices, hence, scalability is easier no matter the size of your organisation.
The path to Zero Trust as an ideology is vague, so ZTNA provides a clear, defined framework for organisations to follow. Read our latest blog to see how ZTNA better protects your business.
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