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Network Attacks Up 90 Percent, at Their Highest Levels in Two Years

There has been a lot of focus on the security threats associated with remote workers — and rightfully so. In the Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020, 31 percent of organizations reported daily cyberattacks, primarily targeting remote workers. The rapid shift to remote work greatly expanded the attack surface, with employees’ devices connecting to corporate resources from outside the network perimeter.

Creating a Cloud Strategy

Without proper planning, rushed migration processes can bring increased risk, cost and complexity.

Pandemic-triggered workforce changes led businesses worldwide to accelerate their cloud migration plans by an average of six years, according to a recent Lawless Research study.

Plugging Data Leaks

Data loss prevention solutions prevent sensitive 
data from seeping through cracks in security.

IT security systems are designed to prevent malicious outside forces from invading the network. However, these systems generally do little to keep data inside the network.

New Standards Promise Improved Wi-Fi Performance in 2021

When millions of Americans were forced to work from home this year, it created an enormous strain on home Wi-Fi networks. According to the Wi-Fi Alliance, Wi-Fi activity increased by 82 percent compared to pre-pandemic levels with record numbers of devices connecting and moving an unprecedented amount of data.

How Secure Is Your Managed Services Provider?

By some estimates, more than two-thirds of all businesses in the U.S. work with a managed services provider (MSP) to improve the efficiency, reliability and security of their critical IT operations. As technology environments become more complex, the demand for these services continues to build — analysts are predicting the market will grow by nearly 75 percent over the next five years.

Employee Cybersecurity Training is Essential

As hackers continue to step up their attacks, every organization should provide employees with regular security awareness training.

Human beings are the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain. Organizations can implement the most sophisticated security tools, but one user clicking on a malicious link or giving up sensitive data can cause a security incident.