As work culture in government changes and officials expect flexibility, it is hard to keep government devices within a secure bubble.

Officials could share files and instructions over WhatsApp, organise their day on Trello or chat with their team on Slack. Prescribing security levels can restrict their productivity.

Instead, organisations can create a sandbox – a safe environment to isolate analyse suspicious files, without affecting the larger system, a report by Check Point says.

Advanced versions of this technique can detect malware at a very early stage, even before it is downloaded to your computer.

The advanced approach allows agencies to take proactive measures towards security, rather than reacting to attacks.

If you would like to know more on this from Check Point, download the full report below.

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