Studies and real time tracking of incidents show that breaches will continue to skyrocket during this Work From Home (WFH) period, but in many cases, IT teams may not be aware of the adversaries for a year or more.
Moving Communications to the Cloud to Support Remote Workers Opens Enterprises to Serious Security Threats
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nearly every enterprise, government agency and other organizations to move to a Work From Home (WFH) model, in many cases overnight, and with the uncertainty ahead, most “desk workers” will be interacting with systems and people virtually for months or years to come.
Even as the world continues to stare down the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic as the infections continue to grow, IT teams continue to scramble to support Work From Home mandates, including setting up and supporting employees in the world’s largest and hardest hit cities.
COVID-19 Cyber Attacks Increasing at Alarming Rate: Cloud Services Skyrocketing, Attack Surface Spreading
Sadly, it came as no surprise to cybersecurity experts that bad actors would begin to identify and attack enterprise and government networks and systems during the fast-spreading COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus, even as the pandemic continued to spread around the world, shutting down borders, communities and entire countries.
As More Enterprises Turn to Cloud Applications to Support Remote Employees, Securing Access is In the Spotlight
Microsoft announced last week that demand for cloud services rose a stunning 775%, causing them to have to prioritize customers given capacity limitations, even as they raced to add more capacity in.
Cyberattacks have increased by 150 percent in the healthcare sector over the last two months, according to a report by the C5 Alliance, a new community brought together by the cybersecurity investment firm C5 Capital.
The Ironsphere team hopes you and your teams are staying safe and healthy by following the guidance and legislation associated with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and enabling as many as possible to work productively and securely from home.
Privileged Management Access: A Powerful First Line Defense as More and More Employees Work from Home
The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic is forcing many enterprises and organizations to ask their teams to work remotely, and as IT teams work tirelessly to support a rapidly virtualized environment, security is top of mind.
Just as cyber risks evolve, the evolution of risk appetite frameworks is more active than ever. With more sophisticated adversaries, more digital transformation initiatives, more mobile works, ecosystem partnerships and connectivity to multiple clouds and services, enlightened management teams and their boards are updating their levels of “risk tolerance.”