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Cyber Hygiene for Automated Landscapes: Robotics Process Automation Best Practices

EasyChair Preprint no. 11345

9 pagesDate: November 20, 2023


In an era dominated by automation and technological advancements, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has emerged as a pivotal tool for streamlining operations across various industries. As organizations increasingly adopt RPA solutions to enhance efficiency and reduce manual labor, ensuring robust cyber hygiene within these automated landscapes becomes paramount. This paper delves into the critical aspects of maintaining cybersecurity and best practices for RPA implementations. The paper begins by elucidating the significance of RPA in modern business landscapes, highlighting its transformative potential and the benefits it offers. However, the inherent integration of RPA into an organization's infrastructure introduces cybersecurity challenges and vulnerabilities. Understanding these risks is crucial for developing proactive strategies to safeguard sensitive data and systems. The core of this paper examines comprehensive best practices for maintaining cyber hygiene in RPA environments. These practices encompass various domains, including Access Controls and Authentication, Continuous Monitoring and Auditing, Secure Development and Configuration, Encryption and Data Protection, and Employee Training and Awareness. By implementing these best practices, organizations can significantly enhance the security posture of their RPA ecosystems, reducing the risk of cyber threats and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. By prioritizing cyber hygiene and adopting proactive strategies, organizations can harness the full potential of RPA while safeguarding their sensitive data and systems from evolving cyber threats.

Keyphrases: Automation Security, Cyber hygiene, Robotic Process Automation

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  author = {Smith Milson and Mazhar Mirac},
  title = {Cyber Hygiene for Automated Landscapes: Robotics Process Automation Best Practices},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 11345},

  year = {EasyChair, 2023}}
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