With the increase in remote work, businesses need to protect themselves against cyber attacks

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown have forever changed how we socialise and conduct business. More and more, our personal and professional lives will be online.

Paradoxically, our office towers sit empty. However, the amount of traffic in the virtual world continues to increase exponentially. Our physical borders are closed, but the virtual ones remain wide open, and relatively undefended. Cyber criminals — callous opportunists of the worst kind — take advantage of crises to engage in even more attempts to penetrate computer networks and extract data.

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