The recent global shift to remote or hybrid work arrangements has been a dream come true for many employees, who now enjoy a better work-life balance, less commute stress, and other perks. For cybersecurity experts tasked with keeping organizations secure would most likely use the word nightmare instead.
Do you know what takes years to build and seconds to lose? Trust. A single click on a malicious link can trigger a whole cascade of events leading to a data breach, whose reputational cost may exceed its direct financial impact. A survey by security company Security.
Most employees would find it difficult to even imagine being productive without their mobile devices. Modern smartphones and tablets are often just as powerful as laptops and desktop computers, so it’s no wonder that everyone from executives to college interns now relies on them for day-to-day communication, access to important documents, project and task organization, […]
Several things usually happen when employees transition into remote work arrangements. First, they start wearing the most comfortable clothes they have, which is most likely their birthday suit. Second, they improve their work-life balance by doing the bulk of their work when they are naturally the most productive.
Modern organizations are embracing digital transformation to become more competitive and agile. Employees now commonly work from various remote locations using a combination of work and personal devices, all while relying on different cloud services to keep information flowing.
In 2021, most SMBs are at least somewhat familiar with threats coming from the outside, such as ransomware, phishing scams, and denial of service attacks. However, they seldom have the same awareness of threats coming from the inside. When they do, they typically associate the so-called insider threats with disgruntled ex-employees seeking revenge.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic spread to every country around the world like uncontrollable wildfire, hardly anyone would predict the cybersecurity landscape to change so much in just one year. The adaptability of organizations across virtually all industries was tested by a sudden and massive shift toward remote work.
Is it even possible to predict the future when the present seems as stable as a unicycle? Not reliably. But if you’re a small business owner, then you must do your best to use all the information that’s at your disposal to secure as much competitive advantage as possible.
It has been more than a year since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and most organizations have yet to return back to their routines. From supporting remote workers to digitizing paper-based processes, there are many difficult challenges keeping small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) busy right now, so why should they spend their limited resources […]