Click and despair: remote workers come under cyber-attack

Click and despair: remote workers come under cyber-attack- to help protect against these threats, businesses must first understand their remote working risks using tools such as Aon’s CyQu assessment Opinion by Zamani Ngidi, Cyber Solutions Client Manager at Aon South Africa The COVID-19 induced shift to remote working has provided a golden opportunity for cybercriminals to target one of a business’ biggest cyber vulnerabilities – the workforce. According to a recent Mimecast report, ‘100 Days of Coronavirus (Covid-19)’there has been a 35.16% increase in malware detections, in addition to a dramatic increase in spam (26.3%), impersonations (30.3%) and unsafe URL clicks (55.8%). Businesses no longer…