2021, 05/11: Data Security Tips and Tricks for a Safer Remote Work Environment

Hosted By ASA's NorCal Chapter

May 11, 2021 | 11am - 12:15pm PT

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The majority (84%) of US organizations expect a broader and more permanent remote work adoption after the coronavirus pandemic passes, despite spiked security concerns associated with working from home (WFH), a Pulse Secure report found.

This session will discuss data security tips and tricks for a safer remote work environment. We will cover VPNs, routers, secure passwords, encryption, multi-level authentication, social media account protection, email phishing prevention, and malware incidents.
Part of the session will also discuss how to effectively manage security with home devices and keeping work and personal accounts separate, as well as prohibiting non-employee use of organization-owned devices. You will get walked through some practical examples of incidents and how to proactively prevent them.


Julie Lewis, President, CEO and Founder of Digital Mountain, has over 30 years of experience working in the high technology industry and has worked in the data security industry for over 20 years. Her company focuses on cybersecurity, digital forensics and electronic discovery on a global basis. Prior to founding Digital Mountain, Julie worked at VERITAS Software with next-generation storage, security and search companies. At VERITAS, she managed operations for new product releases across sales, marketing, product management, legal, engineering and customer support. Before joining VERITAS, Julie worked in the venture capital and investment banking industries in both the Silicon Valley and Boston areas focusing on the Internet Infrastructure, security and software sectors. In addition, Julie worked for two of the Big 4 accounting firms doing financial and IT auditing, as well as M&A due diligence as a CPA. She earned an MBA under fellowship from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and a BA in both Business Economics and Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Julie is a member of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA), American Bar Association, Sedona Conference's Working Groups on E-mail Management and Archiving (WG1) and Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11), Cloud Security Alliance and has received her EnCE (Encase Certification in Computer Forensics). She is founding Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in eDiscovery and is on the Advisory Board for Techno Security and The Masters Conference.