94% of cybersecurity professionals more concerned about security in wake of COVID-19

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In assessing their security programs, 89% said COVID-19 has been a stress test for every security control and policy within their organisations. Security teams’ top areas of increased concerns include: employee home network security (58%); increased ransomware, and phishing and social engineering attacks (45%); keeping remote systems configured securely (41%), and keeping remote systems compliant (38%).

Cybersecurity incidents are on the rise. Sixty-three percent said they have experienced COVID-19-related attacks. In assessing how the significant increase in employees working from home has impacted the security team, 89% said it has made it the job more difficult. The top issues include...

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