Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Governance & Risk Management

Revamping Business Continuity Strategies

Akamai's Steve Winterfeld on Mitigating Risks for the Remote Workforce
Steve Winterfeld, Advisory CISO, Akamai Technologies

The shift to working from home has changed the threat landscape, forcing organizations to rethink and revamp their business continuity strategies, says Steve Winterfeld of Akamai, who offers insights on mitigating the risks that come with remote work and ensuring employees can access the resources they need.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Winterfeld discusses security issues that will be addressed in an upcoming series of virtual roundtables, including:

  • Why DDoS attacks are a growing concern for many organizations;
  • The latest trends in network traffic since the shift to a remote workforce;
  • Strategies and best practices for better managing technologies to support remote workers.

Winterfeld, advisory CISO at Akamai Technologies, has spent over 10 years building security programs to protect companies and their customers. He formerly served as director of incident response and threat intelligence at Charles Schwab, director of cybersecurity for Nordstrom and CISO for Nordstrom Bank.

About the Author

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Former Managing Editor, GovInfoSecurity, ISMG

Ferguson was the managing editor for the media website at Information Security Media Group. Before joining ISMG, he was editor-in-chief at eWEEK and director of audience development for InformationWeek. He's also written and edited for Light Reading, Security Now, Enterprise Cloud News, TU-Automotive, Dice Insights and

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