Coronavirus has pushed remote working to be the new norm. Companies had no alternative but to carry out their operations remotely to practice social distancing and control the spread of the virus among employees. Millions of people have been working from home since last year. Although employees get to benefit from flexibility along with few other perks, remote working has given birth to new challenges, particularly regarding cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity Challenges in Remote Working
Using Personal Devices
Most small businesses have limited resources and could not provide their employees with laptops and smartphones for remote working. Employees have to use their own devices, which are more prone to security leaks.
Many companies have embraced new applications and software as a result of remote working. Inability to use these programs correctly or failure to have the right settings also poses a threat to security and creates gaps.
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