By Deepak Gupta
With millions of people working remotely amid the global pandemic, the work-from-home ecosystem is witnessing exponential growth in cyber-attacks. As per surveys, 71 percent of security professionals noticed an increase in security breaches and threats since the outbreak of COVID-19.
But how did this paradigm shift in the conventional business operations and working environment increase the risk of security incidents? Cybercriminals are exploiting the new defense system of organizations that are racing to enable remote working for employees as soon as possible.
This has led to weak defense systems that can be easily breached by attackers who are continuously finding loopholes in the overall security systems of huge enterprises. Besides this, the current situations and uncertainties regarding the post-COVID-19 world depict that the work-from-home culture will remain.
Businesses need to take the bull by the horns to ensure their confidential information remains safe even if their employees are working remotely. Let’s have a look at some of the aspects that can help businesses fight cyber-attacks in remote working environments.
Prefer your company’s devices
Your work devices, including laptops, smartphones, and tablets, are always equipped with an additional layer of security, which are quality-assured by your company’s IT department. The IT professionals also ensure that every device is updated and well-protected against the…