These are unprecedented times in which both companies, people, businesses, and governments are still navigating their way around this Covid-19 pandemic. But it is through these times of chaos that criminals exploit those who drop the guard.
As countries across the world are fighting to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), cyber threats seem to have taken this as an opportunity to use potential vulnerabilities and the widespread panic to further their malicious intent.
Enterprise mobility can be beneficial to an organization's growth, but security risks need to be taken care of first. With BYOD policies becoming the norm for many organizations, it is imperative to enhance security guidelines to address the concerns that are holding back workplace mobility
Companies must accept that the battle to protect enterprise data is now a permanent feature of the business landscape. Organisations have to be on constant alert to evolving threats, and the actions outlined in this article should form the basic building blocks of corporate data protection.
It is the responsibility of businesses to create cybersecurity cultures that keep employees informed of risks and teach them strategies to stay one step ahead of hackers, but that consciously avoid placing employees at the center of prevention itself.