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How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks

How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks

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How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is having a profound effect on the way Canadians work. The intentional shutdown of the economy as a result of the COVID-19 has resulted in an increased number of workers using remote access to work from home. 5 Million Canadians Worked from Home in April 2020 During the second week of April 2020, Statistics Canada reported that out of the 12 million Canadians who were employed and worked more than 50% of their usual hours, an estimated 5 millions of these worked most of their hours from home. In 2000, Statistics Canada only recorded 1.4 million Canadians who worked from home and this number increased to 1.7 million in 2008. Out of the 5 million Canadians who worked…
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Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows

Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows

Information Security
Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows A recent study conducted by Finnish company Arctic Security found that the massive work-from-home movement as a result of the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in the intensification of network compromises. According to Arctic Security, between January and March of this year, it observed an uptick in the number of organizations experiencing network compromises. Arctic Security said that for a small country, Finland's normal number of organizations that experience network compromise is approximately 200. Starting in the third week of March of this year, the company said, the number of organizations that experienced network compromise jumped to 800. This uptick of the number of organizations that experienced network compromise, Arctic Security said, was also observed in eight other countries in Europe, including Sweden, Norway, Denmark,…
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Tag: work from home

How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks

How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks

IT Support
How to Safeguard Remote Access to Corporate Networks The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is having a profound effect on the way Canadians work. The intentional shutdown of the economy as a result of the COVID-19 has resulted in an increased number of workers using remote access to work from home. 5 Million Canadians Worked from Home in April 2020 During the second week of April 2020, Statistics Canada reported that out of the 12 million Canadians who were employed and worked more than 50% of their usual hours, an estimated 5 millions of these worked most of their hours from home. In 2000, Statistics Canada only recorded 1.4 million Canadians who worked from home and this number increased to 1.7 million in 2008. Out of the 5 million Canadians who worked…
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Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows

Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows

Information Security
Work-from-Home Intensifies Network Compromises, Study Shows A recent study conducted by Finnish company Arctic Security found that the massive work-from-home movement as a result of the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in the intensification of network compromises. According to Arctic Security, between January and March of this year, it observed an uptick in the number of organizations experiencing network compromises. Arctic Security said that for a small country, Finland's normal number of organizations that experience network compromise is approximately 200. Starting in the third week of March of this year, the company said, the number of organizations that experienced network compromise jumped to 800. This uptick of the number of organizations that experienced network compromise, Arctic Security said, was also observed in eight other countries in Europe, including Sweden, Norway, Denmark,…
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