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The National Security Agency (NSA) recently issued a set of guidelines for configuring IPsec VPNs. You can read the guidelines here; the key points are the following: Reduce the VPN gateway attack surface Verify that cryptographic algorithms are Committee on National Security Systems Policy (CNSSP) 15-compliant ...

With more than 91% of organizations now supporting work-from-home, and an astounding 72% of employees now working remotely, video conferencing has become an integral part of supporting the virtual workplace. According to Nemertes’ Visual Communications and Collaboration: 2020-21 Research Study, more than 91% of participating...

Ramping up Risk, pre-COVID-19 and mid-COVID-19 Enterprise organizations pour hundreds of millions into their cybersecurity initiatives, protecting  everything from remote and cloud-based resources to IoT devices to collaboration applications. At the same time, they're also transforming interactions with their employees and customers. They're increasingly enabling employees to...

Reducing the risk of bringing workers back into the office requires thoughtful use of technology and policy. As the rush to enable work-from-home (WFH) subsides, IT, facilities, and HR professionals are now starting to think about the future; specifically, they’re questioning how they bring people back...

The global Covid-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented shift to work-from-home. Nemertes’ recent global study of more than 460 organizations found that: 91% of organizations now support work-from-home (up from 63% before the pandemic) 72% of employees now work at home (up from 34%...

Video conferencing has become bedrock technology to support work-from-home in the age of Coronavirus. Based on data gathered from more than 500 organizations, Nemertes will both provide insight into how organizations are measuring success. and share the key approaches that correlate with success. We'll look...

Our brand-spanking-new (independent, unsponsored) network research study, Next Generation Networks 2020-2021, documented a few just-pre-Covid facts about the network that surprised us. Why SD-WAN and Cloud Networking First, less than 40% of WAN traffic (on average) fits into the paradigmatic WAN traffic pattern of starting from an...

I am writing this as I prepare to travel for work, and so of course COVID-19 is on my mind. Beyond all the worries of the moment for family and community, I am thinking about IT (that's my job, after all) and wondering: will the...

The current coronavirus pandemic has forced many organizations to rapidly implement work from home programs. But how do organizations know if they have the right tools to support virtual work? And what insights do they require to ensure that employees are able to remain productive?...