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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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World Backup Day: comments from various professionals

World Backup Day takes place on March 31st each year and 2020 is no exception. Despite the majority of organizations being occupied with pandemic planning, strategies, and survival it is important not to take the organizational eye of the ball when it comes to business continuity fundamentals. World Backup Day provides a timely reminder of this.

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