Author: Piyush Pandey

Piyush Pandey, CEO at Appsian (www.appsian.com) is a technology executive with 18 years of global experience in strategy, sales, mergers & acquisitions, and operations within software companies. Over the last 10 years, he has worked with enterprise software companies including Oracle, Epicor, Concur, Citrix and Microsoft on various transactions. He has held various leadership positions at Procera, Deutsche Bank, Stifel, Wipro Technologies and a wireless startup.

The rapid acceleration from on-location to remote workforce as part of the Coronavirus Pandemic response opened the door to malicious actors accelerating their phishing and social engineering attacks. Cybercriminals prey on user anxiety by embedding malicious files in COVID-19 themed emails. Remote work layered with user anxiety increases credential theft attack success rates, leaving organizations’ mission-critical applications and data at risk. Start with Identity and Zero Trust For years, security professionals have said that the perimeter is shifting away from traditional controls like firewalls and focusing on enforcing user access. As many organizations shift to fully remote. The Coronavirus shift…

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