Teleworking: how to protect companies against the resurgence of cyber attacks

2020, already a difficult year from a health and economic point of view, will be a milestone in terms of cybercrime. Cyber attacks have multiplied, often exploiting vulnerabilities related to remote work. The first lockdown demonstrated the resilience of a large part of our companies, driven by dedicated IT teams whose sole objective was the impossible task of getting three million employees to telework… in just a few days. As a manager of a major French bank told me recently,… Read More >>

écologie digitale

4 ways to promote digital ecology within your organization

If digital technology accounts for about 4% of greenhouse gas emissions, the notion of digital ecology reminds us that it is not inevitable and that it is possible to reduce the environmental impact. Even it is a vector of pollution, digital technology also provides many tools to limit pollution in other activity sectors, to such an extent that it is now considered as one of the solutions to environmental issues. The environmental impacts of digital technology From the extraction of… Read More >>

Sécuriser le télétravail - secure teleworking

What measures should be implemented to secure teleworking?

Today, more than ever, the way organizations manage to secure teleworking has an impact on the overall security of information systems. Teleworking is no longer a project or a temporary exception; it is now strongly anchored in organizations’ practices and represents an additional challenge for IT departments: it is no longer a question of being able to secure the remote accesses of certain employees on a temporary basis, but rather of being able to secure the remote accesses to the… Read More >>

Comment sécuriser le BYOPC

How to secure the BYOPC?

Widely democratized in recent months due to the unexpected and massive lockdown caused by the first wave of the Covid-19 epidemic, the BYOPC (Bring Your Own PC) concept is now becoming a real issue for the IT departments of organizations. For them, this practice provides as many organizational solutions as it generates security issues for the information system. While it is generally not recommended to let employees use their personal computers to access their organization’s applications and resources, today there… Read More >>

flex office

After teleworking, are we heading towards a democratization of flex office?

While telework has widely developed in organizations in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, flex office now appears as the next logical step in the reorganization of workspaces. Regular teleworking (for example one or two days a week) promotes a reorganization of offices: for the same number of employees, fewer workstations are necessary within the organization’s premises. What is the flex office? The flex office concept means that there is no dedicated office for each employee. When they are on… Read More >>

démocratisation du télétravail

6 advantages of the democratization of telework

Still very limited a few years ago, telework has taken a drastic yet salutary step forward for the large number of organizations that have used it: in many cases, it was the only way to maintain the economic activity without putting employees at risk of health hazards. This forced democratization of telework has proved to be beneficial in this period of health crisis, but it will also be beneficial in the future and in a much broader context than just… Read More >>

Zero trust chain

The Zero trust chain

Over the last few years, “Zero Trust” has been established as the reference model for information systems security. While ZTNA (Zero Trust Network Access) is one of its essential building blocks, “Zero Trust” goes beyond external access rights. A whole chain of trust is required to implement this model: identity and access management (IAM), privileged user management (PAM) and application virtualization (VDI). To be effective, this “Zero Trust” chain of trust must be seen as a set of interdependent solutions… Read More >>

The human face of the workplace

The human face of the workplace

A world without users? “Automation”, “DevOps”, “Robotic Process Automation” (RPA), bots, chatbots and other robots, “artificial intelligence” (AI), … According to some people, users will disappear from the scene: the omnipresence of computing, called “digital”, will eventually replace them, do everything for them, and even do more and better than they do. Clearly, as the French song goes, “we are very little things, …”. Will dematerialization go so far as to dematerialize the user? Is there anyone still behind the… Read More >>

Home Office

Telework: how to access your enterprise IS securely from home?

On my way to telework, I got telepunched for over speeding on the information highway… and it cost me a hell of a telefine! Philippe GELUCK (“Le tour du chat en 365 jours”) Starting with the Macron Ordonnance of September 2017, any employee can request to telework in France. Besides revolutionizing managerial rules, telework allows an adapted organization of professional time by and for an employee. It should be reminded that, by definition, telework is performed outside the employer’s premises… Read More >>