March 20, 2020 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Virtual Private Networks
Millions of U.S. workers are being asked to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Capitalizing on this pandemic, hackers are targeting infrastructure soft spots using a) COVID-related phishing emails, b) ransomware attacks against critical care facilities and c) distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to disrupt essential websites. In this briefing, IANS recommends 10 steps to protect you and your remote workforce.
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing all businesses to become more dependent on remote work, and managed security services providers (MSSPs) are no exception. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More offers several options for ensuring your MSSP's remote workers don't overstep their privileges or access.
As companies shift to remote work amid COVID-19, attackers could exploit the situation to leave companies dead in the water by targeting the very tools that allow them to function. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty John Korpal offers tips for keeping your VPN, audio/video conferencing and messaging tools up and running – and secure.