The emergence of the Everywhere Workplace has shifted CISO priorities away from combating network security threats and towards mitigating mobile security risks, revealed the findings of an Australian survey conducted by Ivanti. The study, which polled 90 CISOs across Australia, found that 88% of CISOs agree that remote work has accelerated the demise of the traditional network perimeter, and has subsequently given rise to a host of new IT security challenges. The study also revealed that 90% of CISOs believe that mobile devices have become the focal point of their cybersecurity strategies.

Matthew Lowe, Area Vice President (ANZ) of Ivanti, noted that as remote work becomes standard practice across many ANZ industries, CISOs must ensure that working from anywhere and on any device is just as safe as doing so from the office, on a corporate-owned laptop.

“IT infrastructures are dispersed, and employees need access to corporate data anywhere, at…

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