Millions of employees are now sitting at home, working from outside their company’s security systems. Flexible working has opened up complex, sprawling networks of potential weaknesses to cover. And, as you’d expect, cyber attacks have become more common and more successful.
It’s easy to think that cyber attacks sneak through the ‘back door’ into the heart of your network. But they can start with your employees or your supply chain making honest mistakes or falling for scams. The 2020 way of working – being more remote and tech-dependent – has opened up these new vulnerabilities very quickly.
In our Future Ready Business Report 2020, businesses that proved themselves ‘future-ready’ made an average of 38.5% more investments in new technology. But budgets are finite, top-level security is expensive and the experts in the field are in huge demand and short supply.