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Businesses Need to Rethink Cyber Risks for Work-from-Home Employees

When worldwide lockdowns were imposed almost overnight in March, most employees thought they were leaving their desks behind for just a few weeks. Very few employers and employees would have predicted that six months later they would still be working …

Aon Expands Cyber Risk Assessment to Address Exposures of Remote Work

Aon has expanded the scope of CyQu Enterprise, a cyber risk assessment methodology, to help analyze the cyber security impacts of recent network access or policy changes businesses have made to accommodate the increase in remote working due to COVID-19. …

Preventing Losses Due to Growing Cyber Crime During the Coronavirus Crisis

The insurance industry needs to spend time educating clients on how to best protect themselves as cyber criminals continue to capitalize on new vulnerabilities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Educating clients is as important as getting them the …

Employers Beware: Working from Home Creates New Cyber Risks

As companies and government agencies send their employees home to avoid contact with the coronavirus, many cyber-security teams are facing the unenviable challenge of securing sprawling, vulnerable networks. Every time an employee connects to their corporate network from home, they’re …

Watch Out for Virus-Tied Cyber Attacks on Remote Workers, Warns Tech Professor

The heightened fear and anxiety that COVID-19 is causing people worldwide brings vulnerable targets for cyber hackers. “We are living in a heightened time of cyber risk. Cyber criminals will take advantage of public fear and due diligence health measures …

Remote Workers Can Be Big Cyber Risk for Small Businesses

Remote employees place businesses at risk, yet many small business owners are not properly mitigating potential cyberthreats, nor are they adequately protecting their employee platforms, a new report says. As work-life and technology continue to evolve, a growing number of …