Telecommuting is a growing reality for businesses worldwide. As health concerns disrupt normal life and work patterns, businesses are leaning even more on telecommuting to keep employees productive and work moving forward. Millions more people, many for the first time, will be working outside the corporate firewall full-time and need tools to avoid insecure data sharing and handling.
Remote work creates greater risk for sensitive data and its handling. Of course, moments of crisis also unfortunately create more opportunities for bad actors to take advantage. In the last few weeks, we’ve seen a growing number of hoax emails and scams exploiting the COVID-19 virus theme in an attempt to perpetrate phishing and other kinds of cyber-attacks.