Most businesses are pursuing a hybrid work strategy that permits employees to work at least part of the time remotely.

FREMONT, CA: Technology has progressively evolved over the last decade to give workers more freedom regarding the devices used, the locations they can work from, and the resources they can access. The cloud and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) were the initial steps toward allowing users to work from anywhere. Then, when SaaS joined with smarter endpoint devices and LTE/5G connections, organizations were changed, allowing them to compete more successfully in an increasingly digital market. The challenge is that few businesses were prepared for widespread work-from-home when the epidemic struck. The access controls were insufficient. The endpoint devices were at risk. And fraudsters were quick to take advantage of those flaws. Workers may spend a few days in the office and the rest of the week working from home or remotely.

Threat intelligence driven by AI/ML enhances WFA security

Using cutting-edge AI and machine learning technology provides businesses with crucial security and actionable threat intelligence. By continuously monitoring the worldwide attack surface with millions of network sensors and hundreds of intelligence-sharing partners, these systems keep security solutions armed with the most effective threat identification and protection knowledge available.

Licensing simplified to support a dynamic workforce

Technology is merely one component of the overall solution. Security solutions provide easier consumption and consistent licensing models that follow users across environments and form factors. Without the need to alter licensing schemes, enterprises can dynamically adapt to WFA challenges such as shifting connectivity needs, hybrid workforce, or resources that may need to travel back and forth between physical and virtual environments and form factors.

Working from office

Enterprises rely on applications to do business even when working from a traditional location. Securing access to those programs, the networks that link to those applications, and the devices that run those applications remains a critical component of a layered defense. Given the risk of vulnerabilities being exploited or third parties being compromised, it provides a comprehensive set of capabilities.

Work from home

Remote and hybrid employees often log in using a laptop, monitor, and an external webcam from their home office. On the other hand, those home networks are frequently insecure due to retail wireless routers and contain weak IoT gadgets, which hackers can exploit. Video conferencing and family members or roommates who may be consuming bandwidth with video streaming or online gaming activities pose problems for home networks. It provides home customers with an integrated combination of managed, enterprise-grade security.