Self-quarantined employees are forcing organizations to allow access to critical data remotely. Coronavirus is presenting organizations with a unique opportunity to adopt modern security protocols and enable an efficient remote workforce.
Comparitech, a UK-based Technology Research and Evaluation company recently identified a potential data leak that could impact up to 2.8m CenturyLink customer records, though only name, address, and phone number. As a loss of data, it does not even get to the back page of the news. Names, addresses, and phone numbers are hardly private anymore.
Cybersecurity over the past few years has been getting more exposure as a mainstream topic in the media, mostly due to data breaches of very well know consumer related brands as they impact most of our day to day lives, such as Facebook, Target, and Equifax.
But what are the true stats and trends behind these breaches, what are the types of vulnerabilities these companies are leaving exposed, and what is the true cost to companies?