The pandemic has caused the “normal” course of businesses across all industries to shift, with many companies working from home and now remotely accessing corporate networks and data. And with it, many companies are now making their precious data available remotely.
Unlike the way we work, the world of cybercrime hasn’t changed. Before the pandemic, Webroot observed a 640 percent increase in phishing attempts and a 125 percent increase in malware. Those numbers have only been exacerbated due to the distributed workforce: small- to medium-sized businesses continue to be a premium target for cybercrime attacks.