Thoughts on Tech

Tag: security

The long-term demand for remote work

Whilst everyone initially thought the global pandemic was going to be a brief event which blew over and like returned to normality, it looking increasingly likely that the truth is rather different. Habits are being changed, lifestyles and different and employees are demanding more from their employees. How do businesses, especially those heavily reliant on ‘places of work’ react to these changes, ensuring their employees stays efficient?

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Life as a Chief Information Security Officer

This is the third and final one of these series (1st one is HERE, 2nd one is HERE), where I get the views of various IT profressionals across the UK, to understand their roles, their challenges, adapting to the changing technology landscape and the difficult challenges with the ongoing pandemic . This time its a chat with Howard Pritchard, Co-Founder of AVORD and a man with over 10+ years of being a CISO.

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Security. Eggs in one basket, or a multi-vendor, layered approach?

Having recently engaged with a number of large vendors around our end-user compute estate, it made me think about the pros and cons of using a vendor full security stack as opposed to buying ‘best of breed’ from a variety of vendors. Obviously there is the stategy of security the data, forget about the endpoint, but for certain industries, this isn’t always the best fit.

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