The cybersecurity implications of working remotely

The global spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has had a notable impact on workplaces worldwide, and many organizations are encouraging employees to work from home. What are the cybersecurity implications of this shift?
Having a sizable amount of employees suddenly working remotely can be a major change for organizations and presents numerous problems with regard to cybersecurity.

One issue involves a lack of authentication and authorization. Because people are not seeing each other face-to-face, there is an increased need for two-factor authentication, monitoring access controls and creating strong passwords. There’s also a risk of increased attacks like phishing and malware, especially since employees will now likely receive an unprecedented amount of emails and online requests.

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The Security Navigator reflects first and foremost the reality of the conflictual nature of cyber warfare. It mirrors the disinhibition of threat actors motivated by state strategies or hacktivism as well as criminal opportunities. In this environment, espionage, sabotage, disinformation and extortion are becoming increasingly i

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