Remote work isn’t new, but it exploded in popularity and application during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some companies decided to stick to the remote model while others have pushed for a return to the office. The rise of remote work has created a new cybersecurity challenge for companies – shadow IT.
A new Incident Response (IR) threat report by Secureworks reveals that cybercriminals are targeting vulnerabilities created by the pandemic-driven worldwide transition to remote work. The report is based on hundreds of incidents the company’s IR team has responded to since the start of the pandemic.