Remote Work Takes a Toll on Cybersecurity: New Research Shows Two-Thirds of Organizations Have Suffered Breaches

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many organizations to adopt remote work, and while this brought increased flexibility and reduced overhead costs, it also brought new challenges when it comes to cybersecurity. According to a recent study by security firm Egress, two-thirds of organizations have suffered from security breaches caused by remote work. These breaches were mainly caused by phishing attacks and employee error, and cybercriminals are exploiting the new vulnerabilities presented by remote work, like unsecured networks or personal devices that lack proper security measures. In this blog post, we explore the challenges of cybersecurity in the era of remote work and discuss ways to mitigate these risks, including providing comprehensive security training to employees and investing in advanced security technologies like VPNs and 2FA. If you’re interested in learning more about the cybersecurity risks of remote work and how to protect your organization, keep reading.

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