usurpation d'identité

Identity theft: how to protect against it within companies?

Identity theft, which affects individuals in both personal and professional situations, is a threat whose impact is growing as the digital age expands in our lives. Although identity theft was not born with information technology, it is indeed the IT that has contributed to its expansion: on the one hand, more and more administrative procedures are carried out online, and on the other hand, our personal exchanges and confidential data are often poorly protected. Nevertheless, there are ways to protect… Read More >>

PAM-as-a-Service

PAM as a Service: Privileged Access Management for everyone?

The protection of information systems requires the deployment of a PAM (Privileged Access Management) solution for the surveillance of privileged users, which if deployed on-premise, may be too restrictive to implement for some organizations. In this context, PAM as a Service, or Privileged Access Management as a public cloud service, will be a guarantee of simplicity for the IT teams involved. From a deployment in a few clicks to the guarantee of regular and automatic updates, PAM as a Service… Read More >>

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 >>

Réseau d’administration

Administration network: 6 risks addressed by PAM

Within any organization, there are several risks for the administration network: some have a high occurrence and are simple to deal with, others are rare but complex to handle. The use of a Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution allows to manage these risks by minimizing or even eliminating them. Administration network: protean risks The risks that arise on the administration network can be the result of deliberate acts but also due to errors or negligence. From the use of generic… 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 >>

User Behavior Analytics (UBA)

User Behavior Analytics (UBA): key applications for cybersecurity

While User Behavior Analytics (UBA) is not a new concept, its applications are multiplying as Machine Learning becomes more mature. By associating Machine Learning and Big Data, UBA updates the patterns (reference models) and detects any deviation that is potentially dangerous for the information system. What is User Behavior Analytics? User Behavior Analytics is a category of applications that analyzes the user’s behavior and detects abnormal and potentially malicious actions. This behavioral analysis, which can be applied to all users,… Read More >>

Biométrie comportementale

Behavioral biometrics: A new authentication factor which needs to develop

Still marginal today, behavioral biometrics is already revolutionizing paradigms and authentication methods. By strengthening the security of information systems and making authentication more comfortable for users, this new factor is essential in the dynamic context created by today’s technological evolution and society. Indeed, the traditional password is becoming increasingly obsolete and used alone, it does not guarantee a sufficient level of security. Multi-factor authentication responds to this issue, with a trend towards the use of factors inherent to the user… Read More >>