When it comes to public health, good cyber hygiene is paramount in avoiding infection. For companies looking to prevent cyber attacks, the same logic applies. According to a report by Accenture, the average number of security breaches a company faces each year has increased by 67 percent since 2014. Additionally, Ponemon Institute found that the average cost of successful attacks increased 78 percent between 2017 and 2019, from $5.01 million to $8.94 million.Read More
Millions of desks are sitting empty because of the COVID-19 epidemic, turning remote work into the “new normal.” Sudden as this transformation may be, however, it’s actually an acceleration of existing trends.Read More
Google, SpaceX, and even NASA, recently banning employee use of Zoom as they shift to work-from-home workforces in response to COVID-19 have shined a spotlight on the widely popular video conferencing tool’s security flaws. While “ZoomBombing” trolls can certainly be embarrassing, those types of breaches are only a harbinger for more sophisticated ransomware, zero-day attacks, and malware that can be carried out targeting Zoom’s current weaknesses.Read More
With shut-down orders closing offices across the country, millions of Americans have started working remotely. Apps like Skype, Zoom, and dozens of others make it relatively easy to remain connected and productive. They’ve become so indispensable, in fact, that Zoom recorded 200 million daily users throughout March, up 20 times since December.Read More
Remote work is no longer limited to outside sales reps traveling across the country. Today, the remote employee movement has reached into practically every industry. So much so, in fact, that according to Owl Labs, 54 percent of people work remotely at least once per month, 48 percent work remotely at least once per week, and 30 percent work remotely full-time. This marks a substantial change from only a decade ago, when the only people working remotely were often contractors or sales reps.Read More
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