4 steps to build redundancy into your security team
Avoid central points of failure or compromise.
This fundamental tenet of information security applies not only to systems and networks, but to individuals during a time of pandemic. Key cybersecurity staff, more often than not, possess singular knowledge of an organization’s infrastructure, including credentials. What happens if COVID-19 incapacitates a critical member of the security team for an extended time—or worse?
While the odds of any given individual winding up in the intensive care unit because of COVID-19 is small, given a large enough employee pool a certain number will inevitably become severely ill. Ensuring that no individual’s absence grinds your business to a halt should be top of mind for every security leader right now.