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CISOs Faced With Friction, Resistance From Remote Workers Over Security Controls

September 13, 2021

The cyberthreat to working from home is well understood. Security teams are suddenly faced with hundreds and often thousands of new endpoints that are beyond the protection of the office system, and outside the reach of their visibility.

While there are technological answers to this problem, new research from HP Wolf Security indicates that implementing those solutions may suffer from the resurgence of an old problem: user resistance. By combining the results from two separate surveys and research from KuppingerCole, HP Wolf Security concludes that securing work from home suffers from friction between staff and security teams, and security teams and senior management.

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