Businesses are big winners when it comes to remote workforces. On top of better morale and reduced turnover rates, remote employees are roughly 25 percent more productive than their office colleagues. But there are drawbacks.
This holiday season, it is very likely that cybercriminals will target your business by engaging with your employees under the appearance of an important message from an online retailer. Clicking on the links within these messages will prompt an attempt to download malicious software that will give the attacker remote access to your corporate network via a compromised computer.
"Phishing” is the act of using email to deceive someone into providing personal/financial information or downloading a piece of malicious software. Simply put, phishing is an easy, cheap, and effective defrauding method.
It's undeniable that cloud computing and outsourcing have resulted in better margins and higher profits for businesses over the past 10 years. However, data breaches have continued to plague companies around the globe with no end in immediate sight. This begs the obvious question: Could there be some relation between the two?
Passwords do not receive the respect they deserve as a first line of defense against threats. Roughly 60 percent of confirmed data breaches involve weak, stolen, or default passwords. Most businesses provide little to no training for employees around selecting secure passwords, so it's no surprise that "123456", "password", "qwerty", and "Star Wars" are commonly used.
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