Updated - PAe security advisories for situations of telework and reinforcement in monitoring
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The updated safety recommendations for telecommuting situations and reinforcement in monitoring

24 March 2020

The purpose of this document is to provide a set of guidelines to ensure the security of all the tools and solutions used in teleworking.

The CERT of National PKIX centre (CCN-CERT) (Opens in new window) , with the aim to preserve the security of the systems TIC of public administrations, has updated its report of good practices CCN-CERT BP/18 safety recommendations for situations of telework and reinforcement in monitoring (Opens in new window) . This document aims to provide a set of guidelines to ensure the security of all the tools and solutions used during the work in remote.

La Guía CCN-CERT BP/18 incluye tres anexos con las medidas necesarias para implantar una solución basada en la nube, en sistemas on-premise o en la modalidad de conexión remota. Ésta última es la principal novedad que contiene la actualización.

Before pandemics such as the current COVID-19, many organizations, public and private, have had to introduce in a very small time teleworking solutions that cover a large number of aspects, such as corporate devices, internet connection, chat applications and/or, messaging, videoconference, remote access to the network and systems of the organization, etc. All this, without the usual security measures in the organization and while cybercriminals advantage to increase their attacks.

For this reason, the CCN-CERT contained in this report a series of recommendations and steps required to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, as if you were in the office. Moreover, it has incorporated a new annex with the solution of remote connection of the company Palo Alto Networks  (Annex (C), which joins the Annex To (solution based on the cloud) and Annex B (solution based on local systems or on-premise ).

Also included is a list with all those companies of cybersecurity operating in our country that have decided to offer, altruistically, some services and solutions for different audiences. To those already included ( CISCO, Citrix/Sidertia, CSA, Entelgy Innotec Security, Open Cloud, ESET, Fortinet, ICA Sistemas y Seguridad, Ingenia, McAfee, Microsoft, Mnemo, Panda-Cytomic, S2 Grupo y Sophos) se añaden ahora las empresas Extreme Networks, Mr. Looquer, Palo Alto y S21Sec.

The help and collaboration offered goes from remote access safe, consultancy, antivirus and licenses EDR service to DNS secure.

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