Friday, April 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time
As companies around the world have transitioned their teams to work remotely as a health precaution amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there are also precautions that need to be taken to protect you and your organization from an increase in cyber security threats.
Employees using their own devices, increased use of cloud services, and exposing previously internal services to the Internet all result in more opportunity for the “bad guys” to compromise your organization’s network. Unfortunately, it is during trying times such as these, where people are particularly vulnerable, that threat actors will take advantage of the situation for their own gains.
Field Effect is an organization that prides themselves on protecting Canadian businesses and organizations from cyber threats. The Conference Board of Canada has partnered with them to share with you the steps organizations should take to ensure cyber security isn’t overlooked during this pandemic.
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Andrew Loschmann led five years of research and development efforts to bring Field Effect’s sophisticated suite of Covalence threat monitoring and detection and Cyber Range simulation and training platforms, as well as other services, to the global market. Andrew brings a 20-year background building and managing IT security products and programs, including 13 years in government/defence, as well as security policy development within the Government of Canada’s Privy Council Office and contributions to Canada’s Cyber Security Strategy. His technical background includes development of software and systems, and cyber security analytics, as well as leading incident detection and response teams.