How the increase in work from home will impact corporate cybersecurity

Covid-19 has changed many things. The rise in remote work significantly increased and companies were forced to test a new business model. At first, corporations were somewhat reluctant, but working from home yielded higher productivity. This is the effect of being close at home, with family, and less stress of commuting to and from work.  Employees were given the comfort …

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Ransomware operators often purchase access to corporate networks

Cybercriminals that manage to break into corporate networks are rarely the ones to conduct ransomware attacks, new research from Proofpoint reveals.  Instead, according to the security firm, “first-stage” attackers usually sell network access on the black market to other groups, who then deliver the malicious payload. What’s more, multiple groups often use the same malware to distribute their ransomware.  “Cybercriminal …

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Why endpoint data is so critical to corporate investigations

While offices worldwide are beginning to reopen, many employees are continuing to work remotely. And some form of remote work will no doubt remain long after “business as usual” returns. During their time out of office, remote workers gained greater freedom and flexibility, but businesses incurred greater risk. When employees worked at company headquarters, they all used the same protected …

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Corporate data breaches have skyrocketed since the start of the pandemic

Since the majority of the workforce traded the office for a home working environment, the number of data incidents has increased by a fifth. This is according to a new report from digital marketing firm Reboot Online, which says that, in most cases, former executives and employees are behind the breaches. Reboot polled roughly 1,200 business owners and employees across …

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Amazon has become the world’s top corporate green energy buyer

Amazon has unveiled a series of new renewable energy projects, which the company claims make it the world’s biggest corporate buyer of green energy. With these new projects up and running, the firm will be five years ahead of schedule to have all its infrastructure powered by green energy by 2030. According to the press release, Amazon is now backing …

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