October 7, 2020 | technology | No Comments
Remote work will lead to more phishing attacks and threats to accounting and marketing departments, according to IT security managers.
In the age of COVID-19, remote work is here—and here to stay, according to Gartner. Aside from fundamentally shifting the environment in which employees and managers interact, remote work has other less obvious consequences—namely, increased vulnerability to attacks.
To assess the greatest cybersecurity threats companies are facing today, and the 10 trends they should watch out for in 2021, Getapp, the software recommendation company, talked to 83 IT security managers for its Annual Data Security Report. The report found that “limited security for remote workers is the single most common vulnerability businesses are facing today.”
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Here are the 9 trends to watch, according to the report:
1. Remote work is the top concern.
The report recommends that companies institute “a