The shift to remote work in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses cybersecurity and information technology risks to companies, particularly due to an expanded work-from-home environment. In the midst of this environment, cybercriminals enjoy a target-rich world.
We have also seen an explosion of cybercriminal activity taking advantage of the unique uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent FBI alert highlights the large volume of complaints related to COVID-19 scams, and media reports and government guidance point to the proliferation of phishing and similar exploits. At the same time, non-COVID-19 threats persist.
In two recent advisories, we discuss several practical tips relating to this shift to remote work, as well as a few major categories of threats and steps companies can take in response.
Read the full advisory on cyber hygiene by clicking here.
Read the full advisory on cyber threats by clicking here.