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COVID-19 has put paid to the idea that enterprises can rely on keeping cyber attackers outside the IT perimeter. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) must rethink their strategies to limit the damage an attacker can do once the external walls are inevitably breached.
While excellent cyber hygiene is important at home and should be strengthened, remote workers do not have the defences to hold determined attackers at bay indefinitely.
An employee compromised through negligence or malice is very often the starting point for data breaches suffered by businesses – even the most serious.
Whilst we may imagine data breaches and ransomware attacks are the result of hackers, the truth is that individual employees, whether through intent or otherwise, often provide the key for attackers to unlock the doors.
Sophisticated hackers are often only looking for the details of one individual in amongst the thousands of hacked passwords they acquire.
Avoiding fines and the brand damage that comes with them is a priority for corporations, but there is a risk that by concentrating on avoiding these penalties, organisations are overlooking the real-life consequences of a breach.