Trusted Access is a Cyber Security Essential.
You need to ensure that only the right people and the right devices have access to your valued systems and data, this becomes even more important if your estate includes public and private cloud applications.
A user name and password are no longer sufficient to ensure integrity of access, Multi-Factor authentication is the first step on the journey, and if you can also ensure that your devices are trusted and behaving then you’re on the right path and Single Sign On solutions move the game on further still.
With access, your users need to be bought in and happy with the controls you implement to ensure the project is a success. Whatever you do needs to be simple to use and not impact your users from doing their day job.
If you are working with a lot of cloud applications and a lot of personal devices, a CASB is recommended. These solutions can protect access and data across a broad area with a single platform.
Passwords haven’t gone away, they are still necessary of course, the approach here needs to be a combination of policy and education first, and if this isn’t sufficient then password management solutions can help to enforce best practice and keep access secure.
There’s a lot to think about when it comes to your trusted access strategy, it’s important to get it right. Saepio provide objective advice based on which methods will give the greatest security improvement and the quickest return on investment.
Please get in touch if you’ve any queries around how we could help you with your access challenges.