Many of us are still working from home at the moment, and even with restrictions being eased over the next few months, most organisations are looking at permanent home working or at least a hybrid model.
Hackers are of course adapting to this new model, and it opens up a whole new wave of potential targets with every organisation needing a way to allow staff to access their email and internal documents remotely. We can see this with the Microsoft Exchange cyber attacks that are happening right now, which I’ve posted about here. This shows that cybercriminals and nation state attackers are adapting their methods to target widely used systems that if successfully exploited can give the hackers access to corporate email or even the entire network.
Perhaps you haven’t been targeted by a cyber attack during the pandemic, but the attacks are ramping up fast and if you’re planning on enabling staff to work from home on a more permanent basis, it’s definitely time to start thinking about how cybercriminals are targeting you and how best to adapt your cyber defences.
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