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Survey finds widespread concern over cloud security risks during the COVID-19 pandemic

As many organizations have been forced to make a rapid shift to work-from-home to help stem the spread of COVID-19, a significant percentage of IT and cloud professionals are concerned about maintaining the security of their cloud environments during this period. The findings are a part of the State of Cloud Security survey conducted by Fugue.

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Increase in remote working and COVID-19 related threats ‘creating perfect storm of security challenges for organizations’

Check Point has announced findings from a new survey, conducted by Dimensional Research, examining the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on enterprise security. The findings show that the rapid changes to enterprise working practices, and broader concerns about the pandemic, are both being exploited by cyber criminals

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How safe is using Zoom for video conferencing?

One of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is the rapid uptake in the use of video conferencing, especially the Zoom platform. Recently questions have been asked about how secure Zoom is. Here, Elliott Thompson gives  his view on what the real risk of using Zoom is and offers tips to mitigate.

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