Friday, 30 July 2021
With many businesses looking to make the move back into the office from a homeworking setup, it is imperative to ensure that devices are not going to bring Malware into your corporate network.
A quick scan of devices with appropriate anti-virus and malware scanners is a great first step, as it ensuring your network is capable of identifying and restricting any malware-infected devices.
Our Meraki firewalls are able to do this and a great solution for SME's not sure how to handle the transition back. Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0131 3000103 to find out more.
56% of senior IT technicians believe their employees have picked up bad cyber-security habits while working from home. Worryingly, the survey found that many employees agreed with that assessment. Nearly two in five (39%) admitted that their cyber-security practices at home were less thorough than those practised in the office, with half admitting that this is a result of feeling less scrutinised by their IT departments now, than prior to Covid. "One of the main mistakes we've seen is moving company data to personal e-mail accounts," says Henry Trevelyan-Thomas, Tessian's vice-president of Customer Success. "When you do that, it's likely you don't have any sort of two-factor authentication. This then makes it easier for attackers to exploit that data. If data is leaked, attackers compromise it and it can end up in the wrong hands."