- Published: Thursday, 12 August 2021 08:23
In this article, Rick Jones suggests that, rather than finding someone to blame when security measures fail, it is imperative that company executives and boards take the lead when it comes to cyber resilience and security.
The mass shift to remote working that we have experienced since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has moved the first line of cyber defence / defense from office-based PCs to employees’ own devices and WiFi networks. Unfortunately, working from home seems to have been a catalyst for employee apathy, and simple mistakes have crept in due to people letting their guards down whilst in the comfort of their own homes and working on personal devices. One study reported that 49 percent of employees have admitted to adopting risky behaviour as they felt they weren’t being watched by IT teams, and 56 percent employers believe that their staff have picked up bad security practices while…