Hybrid working may be great for productivity, but it’s a cybersecurity nightmare, a new report fro IONOS has found.
Surveying 609 IT decision-makers in multiple industries, IONOS found that cybersecurity teams are worried about employees keeping their devices away from the corporate network for too long, not paying attention to security when working remotely, and as a consequence – their endpoints being used as a gateway for malicious attacks on the company network.
All of this makes IT teams work extra hard. More than two-thirds (69%) of respondents have said hybrid working placed more pressure on the teams, as they seek to prepare their organization for future threats.
Opting for multi-cloud
To tackle the problem, organizations need to do three things, the report has found: communicate more regularly about the increased cybersecurity risks caused by hybrid working; invest more in employee training and education, and create longer-term strategies.
All of this, however, starts with extra funding, and most organizations are aware of that. Two-thirds (67%) of ITDMs polled for the report said their firms increased the budget for their cybersecurity strategies.
Peter Prahl, SVP International and Digital Cloud for IONOS said a multi-cloud strategy could prove beneficial, “not …read more
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