COVID-Related Phishing Hacks Grow, Hikvision Senior Cybersecurity Director on Securely Working from Home
As the pandemic has pushed many workers to a work from home (WFH) model, hackers are finding ways to take advantage of the situation. The Security magazine story, “Four ways to stop cybercriminals from capitalizing on your remote workers,” covers the extent of the new threat and offers tips to prevent becoming a victim of hacks or other security concerns.
COVID-19 has intensified network security challenges. According to the article, IT security leaders have seen growth in cyberattacks of 300 percent since the crisis hit. The usual methods hackers take including phishing, malware and other security concerns continue to take place, but on a much larger scale.
To combat hackers looking to exploit vulnerable workers, Security magazine offers several tips. We’ve covered three of the four cybersecurity tips below.
As hacking risks and cyber threats grow, Hikvision has covered a wide range of cybersecurity trends in its blog, to help you identify threats and avoid becoming a victim to them. View our blog that summarizes Davis’ Work from Home series, with tips to work securely.