Cybersecurity Safeguards for Extended Work From Home

The pandemic saw spike in malspams, phishing attacks and other forms of cyber-attacks. Some experts think the trend is likely to continue — or get worse — as more and more companies work from home.
"Multi-factor authentication is a critical tool, but many users will be unfamiliar with it. Training and support on how to safely and easily get onboarding with MFA across email, VPNs and other services are critical."
Michael Argast
co-founder and CEO

Businesses are preparing for a world where more of their employees work from home — a March 2020 Gartner survey of 317 CFOs found that “74 percent of respondents said they will move at least 5 percent of their previously on-site workforce to permanently remote positions post-COVID 19.”

While this mix of in-office and virtual work may unlock a host of exciting benefits for companies of all sizes, it raises a number of cybersecurity questions and concerns that businesses need to address in order to keep their customer, employee and company data safe.

The article featured on American Express can be found here. Read on.

 

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