Virtual Summit Explores Methods, Best Practices for How to Secure the Future of Work Environments
Spear-phishing email attacks have increased 667 percent during COVID-19, with employees unknowingly giving criminals access to their personal data and their employer's-exposing valuable corporate information like usernames and passwords, credit card account numbers and customer identities. With many companies already working from home due to COVID-19, new data suggests that about 74 percent of CFOs expect at least some of their employees to continue to work from home permanently after the pandemic ends.
During periods of crisis-such as the current coronavirus outbreak and its impact on business operations-CIOs, CISOs, IT and security leaders are getting ahead of the new vulnerabilities and security challenges. This includes clearly communicating to the executive team and staff the nature of the obstacles that they are facing to safeguard the enterprise that is comprised of a highly distributed, remote workforce and addressing the exponential rise in phishing attacks that are occurring.