This is a follow up to the last TekTip.
BYOD culture opens up a serious downside: the increased risk of cybersecurity threats
In the age of hybrid work environments, companies need to decide whether to allow employees to use personal devices while working from home or issue company-owned and managed devices and require those are used.
Just one data breach can change people’s minds about a business or organization, but having a plan can ensure you keep consumers safe while benefitting your business. Make sure your company is compliant with all standards relating to it — for legal and financial purposes.
The principle of least privilege states that anyone and anything should only have access to what it needs to do their job. That includes users, programs and devices, no matter how much authority they have at the company. It keeps access privileges to an absolute minimum, which prevents lateral movement.