Coalition Offers Remote Workforce Security TipsAndy Bates of Global Cyber Alliance on 'Work From Home, Secure Your Business'
The Global Cyber Alliance is one of 13 nonprofit organizations that have banded together to help businesses secure their newly remote workforces, offering insights called: Work From Home. Secure Your Business. Andy Bates, executive director of the alliance, discusses the coalition's core guidelines for reducing cyber risk.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Bates discusses:
- How the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the threat landscape;
- Long-term challenges of supporting a fully remote workforce;
- Recommendations for improving remote workforce cybersecurity.
Bates joined the Global Cyber Alliance in September 2017 as its executive director for the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East and Africa. He has more than 25 years of experience, having served as a chief engineer, business development consultant, product development director and IT director at Racal, Cable & Wireless and Level3. Bates most recently served as the CTO at Verizon EMEA.