2021 – Our Year in Review
By Chris Harragan, Security Analyst at i-confidential
If you haven’t had a chance to read some of our articles from last year, what follows is a summary, with links if you want to explore further.
If you’re not sold on why you need to recertify your access, then we have the answer. We take a look at the 3 main reasons that trigger companies to take action:
As part of our Access Recert service, we know that data quality is a key factor in how successful your recertification will be. Here, we explain why:
Many organisations lack a consistent recertification process. But when access isn’t checked on a regular basis, people accumulate more and more of it unnecessarily. Left unchecked, access creep becomes an issue:
Third-party hosted websites are a security challenge. Recertification can help address that:
You shouldn’t be addressing your fourth and fifth-party risk before controlling third-party risk first. Here, we argue the case for that prioritisation:
One of our core offerings helps organisations develop and improve their security metrics. In this article, we outline the key components of our approach:
We try to ‘lighten the load’ for our clients by comprehensively understanding their needs. A few of the things they say differentiate us from other suppliers is quality, persistence, and value. Here we explore these in more detail:
Over the last 13 years, we’ve worked with a large number of contractors. And many of them continue to stay with us for a long time. Here, we look at how we develop these partnerships:
In this article, we explain what separates us from a general recruitment agency. We’ve got the industry knowledge to make sure you get the right people:
In the interests of work/life balance, it’s time to consider how we communicate with people out of hours:
The role of a CISO is ever-expanding. In this article, we explore the risk organisations face from fake news:
And it’s always important to stay on top of what’s happening with new technology:
Companies transitioning to the cloud may have safety concerns about storing sensitive data there. We explore the risks involved and why it might be more secure than you think:
In this article, we take a look at how you can best protect your organisation from phishing emails:
And that completes our brief tour of 2021.
Just in case it wasn’t enough, you can also check out all the articles we published in 2020:
Is there anything you would like us to explore in the coming months? Please let us know.
We wish everyone a happy and healthy 2022!