The SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies Initiative began 2021 discussing the topic that has been on everyoneâ€™s mind for the last year â€“ COVID-19. But rather than talking about positive cases or vaccine availability, our experts, Eric Hibbard and Mounir Elmously, explored how COVID has increased cybersecurity concerns and impacted the way organizations must adapt their security practices in order to ensure data privacy and data protection. If you missed our live webcast â€œData Privacy and Data Protection in the COIVD Eraâ€ itâ€™s available on-demand.
As expected, the session raised several questions on how to mitigate the risks from increased social engineering and ransomware attacks and how to limit increased vulnerabilities from the flood of remote workers. Here are answers to the sessionâ€™s questions from our experts.
Q: Do you have any recommendations for structuring a rapid response to an ongoing security threat?