ESG Brief:

The Challenge of Delivering Secure Workstations

May 2017

 71% of IT decision makers say that they would be more likely to sacrifice employee productivity for improved security."


The central role of the endpoint in cybersecurity attack chains and the spate of ransomware attacks has created a strategic imperative to secure these devices and the users who operate them. Knowledge worker mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies have further complicated endpoint security with virtual workspaces being employed as a location- and device-agnostic secure desktop environment. But in the push and pull of knowledge worker experience and securing their access to and use of corporate assets, which wins out?

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