17 Mar, 2023
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[embedded content] James Maguire, editor-in-chief of eWeek, recently interviewed Natala Menezes, global head of product marketing at Grammarly. In this Q&A for TechRepublic, they discussed the shift to remote and hybrid work and how we can best prepare for it. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation. Jump . . . Read more
With so many people still working from home, cybercriminals are trying to cash in. Cyberattacks have increased 300% and the risk of losing important data or being compromised is much greater at home. Here are five recommendations for securing your home office.
According to Cyberseek, an interactive mapping tool that tracks the current state of the security job market, there are more than half a million open cybersecurity positions available in the U.S. alone (522,000).
03 Dec, 2020
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Lookout’s Hank Schless discusses accelerated threats to mobile endpoints in the age of COVID-19-sparked remote working. Smartphones, tablets, collaboration apps and other modern framework tools are critical to maintaining productivity remotely, but they also demand an integrated security strategy purpose-built for mobile devices. The coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the . . . Read more
01 Dec, 2020
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The Better Business Bureau warns of phishing messages with the Zoom logo that tell recipients they have a missed meeting or suspended account. A new Zoom-themed phishing attack is circulating through email, text and social media messages, aiming to steal credentials for the videoconferencing service. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) . . . Read more
25 Nov, 2020
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Reducing the risks of remote work starts with updating the access policies of yesterday. For close to two decades, organizations have allowed privileged employees to work remotely by offering remote access solutions as a part of the daily work environment. But until recently, working remotely was more of a luxury . . . Read more
17 Nov, 2020
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After the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile phishing attacks targeting pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus from credential theft to malware delivery. As pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, mobile phishing gangs are swapping up their tactics in hopes to get their hands . . . Read more
02 Nov, 2020
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Cybercriminals are sending malicious links to hundreds of thousands of users via Google Drive notifications.
With Code42 Incydr, you can keep tabs on when and where your data is going — without restricting where or how your employees want to collaborate and work. As 2020 began, security leaders were already abuzz about the data security for the growing remote workforce. Fast forward to today, and . . . Read more