At CST, we realise that Covid-19 is affecting everyone’s lives right now, and the priority is of course the health of yourselves and your loved ones. However, at the same time the cybercriminals are using this disturbance in our normal working lives for malicious gain, and the sudden change in new working practices are increasing the risk of data loss.
A relevant advisory about the increase in Covid-19 related cyber threats was recently issued by the UK Government’s NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre) which is well worth a read.
- Staff working at home targeted with bogus phishing threats around Covid-19
- Remote workstations with weakened security compromising the Corporate LAN
- VPNs inadvertently leading to sensitive data leaking out from the network domain
- Relaxation of Cloud application and email security controls, along with their increased reliance resulting in data breaches.
Remote Security Good Practice - we can schedule a session with you to discuss your concerns, provide practical advice, make suggestions, and answer any questions. A few of the common topics and questions typically raised are: