Data Security: Security beyond the office walls

By FE Online12 days ago

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Five fundamentals to securing your devices: By focusing on foundational elements you can ensure your organisation is off to a strong start today and into the future.

With work done more often outside the office walls, the risks associated with securing your organisations most important asset its data are even higher.

By Vivekanand Manjeri

Recently, I came across a report that stated 375 new cybersecurity threats emerge in one minute which was a head-turner. And now with work done more often outside the office walls, the risks associated with securing your organisations most important asset its data are even higher.

Organisations now face threats from multiple sources and the nature of those threats continue to evolve, rapidly.

External threats: India faced almost seven lakh cyber-attacks in August 2020, according to a report by ministry of electronics and IT. India was ranked third and one of the biggest victims of cyber-attacks in recent years. Cyber criminals often exploit fear and uncertainty when major world events occur by launching cyberattacks. The Covid-19 pandemic was no exception.

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