Remote workers suffered significant ‘mental distress’ during the pandemic

For all the benefits remote working brings, there’s one major drawback: loneliness. As reported by The Guardian, this is one of the conclusions of a new study just published by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen). Based on data from interviews with more than 8,500 people before and during the pandemic, the report claims loneliness has a particularly detrimental …

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Majority of cloud users suffered takeover attempts last year

Most businesses using Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud productivity suite have faced multiple attempts to take over legitimate user accounts, highlighting the need to track and secure identities as they move from on-premise solutions to the cloud. This is according to a report from cybersecurity firm Vectra, which claims that 71 percent of Office 365 deployments suffered as many as seven …

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A quarter of government agencies suffered cloud leaks in 2020

Government agencies experienced all sorts of cloud-related cybersecurity incidents in 2020, but the most dangerous was data leakage, due to the time it takes to identify and remedy issues of this kind. This is according to a new report from cybersecurity firm Netwrix, which states that phishing and targeted attacks on infrastructure round out the three biggest threats to government …

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Many more companies have suffered cyberattacks since moving to remote work

Since the start of the pandemic, cybersecurity experts have warned about threats linked with the transition to remote working. Now, access management firm OneLogin has released a new report that appears to validate those concerns. Polling 2,000 remote workers (1,000 in the US and UK each), the company found that 34 percent have suffered a data breach since shifting to …

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Half of UK universities suffered a data breach last year

More than half of UK universities reported a data breach to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) last year, according to a new report from security firm Redscan. The company delivered Freedom of Information (FoI) requests to 134 universities in the country and received confirmation of an incident from 86. Of those that did respond, almost half employ staff that have …

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