EDITOR ’ S QUESTION
JAIRO CORREA , HEAD OF APPLICATIONS MANAGEMENT
AND INFRASTRUCTURE , ENDAVA BOGOTÁ
Endava began adopting tools and processes for a hybrid model sometime before the COVID-19 pandemic and it has accelerated implementation and tested all established controls . Over time , we have learned from the process and improved how we set up the organization to support all our collaborators .
Endava is a global organization with thousands of Endavans across five continents . In this context , the cloud infrastructure was designed to be scalable and flexible .
Some controls have been implemented in the tools to allow their use from anywhere and to guarantee access and support to all our Endavans . The network that
All these security measures can be effective , but the most important part has been ensuring that we all have safe practices in our work . video conferencing , chats and documents to work effectively from anywhere . My colleagues are all over Latin America and Europe , so we did not feel much impact on how we work together with the hybrid model .
Security is a huge issue in an organization like ours , but I can share that we have implemented clear policies and procedures to ensure that our data and that of our clients are protected , secure and compliant with the regulatory frameworks in which we operate .
Although for many of us , the way we do it is transparent because it happens on the platforms we have always worked on , measures such as data encryption , secure access through VPN , permission and access management are part of our workflow organically . supported our operation in the traditional model was expanded to allow for flexibility in remote work while providing the same level of security expected by our clients within our offices .
Similarly , device management practices , access identity management and network infrastructure were designed to provide appropriate security to meet our standards and industry regulatory frameworks .
There was also a strengthening of online collaboration tools with greater security , but all our Endavans access
All these security measures can be effective , but the most important part has been ensuring that we all have safe practices in our work . We have solid technical security communities and actively participate in community forums such as OWASP in the different chapters of Latin America , where Endavans share knowledge and stay updated with best practices for implementing security in our projects .
Similarly , we count on an excellent security team , which keeps us alert with many campaigns and attack simulations .
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