If we look at the last decade, organisations are increasingly championing the movement of employee satisfaction. Customer satisfaction, of course, is one of the quintessential factors for any enterprise to be successful. However, in recent times, enterprises have realised that employee satisfaction is an enabler of customer satisfaction and business success.
The second decade of the 21st century witnessed an unprecedented paradigm shift in the educational sphere. With the onset of the pandemic, conventional ideas of an educational institution gave way to a far modernised and on-the-go approach.
Ransomware’s new favourite victim is educational institutions. Ransomware attacks, that exploit targets utilising malicious software code, have increased tremendously over the past few years. In addition to targeting business sectors, cybercriminals are now attempting to ambush the security posture of educational sectors.
In what may be the largest Twitter data breach attack to date, the personal data of over 400 million users was stolen from the social media giant’s grasp and put up for sale on the dark net on the day after Christmas.
Password attacks: This identity security week, it’s important to understand the importance of passwords in cybersecurity, how easily they can be compromised if you are not careful, and how ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus helps fortify your passwords and enhance your organisational security.
Ensuring identity security: Employees in the post-lockdown world have bid goodbye to traditional work environments. Remote and hybrid work is the new normal, with employees expecting full access to their work resources even when working remotely. They might also use multiple devices, even personal ones, to access corporate data.
Account takeover is an attack where cybercriminals take ownership of user accounts using stolen credentials. It is essentially an identity theft fraud where the hacker, who now has full control over the user’s account, performs malicious activities posing as the real user.
Zero Trust is the term for an evolving set of cybersecurity paradigms that moves an organisation’s defensive measures from static, network-based perimeters to instead focus on users, assets, and resources. It is a security mindset where every incoming connection is treated as a potentially malicious request until explicitly verified.
If you had a Dirham for every time you heard this and followed up with immediate action, you’d be a Shiekh by now. But alas, we’re here because you didn’t do your due diligence and now you have to pay the ultimate price – your data has been compromised and you’ll have to decide what to do about it.
As the rapid digital transformation has put a lot of pressure on IT organisations to be more proactive and agile, DevOps principles and practices have been an invaluable resource. However, to remain at the top of the game, organisations need an even stronger solution.