New Study Highlights Cybersecurity Concerns to Due to Work-from-Home Move Because of Coronavirus

Thanks to the shift to work from home in many organizations due to COVID-19, a number of different cybersecurity challenges are beginning to emerge. That’s according to the Morphisec Work-from-Home Employee Cybersecurity Threat Index.

According to the firm’s research, 56 percent of employees are using their personal device for work. And almost 25 percent of employees don’t know what security protocols are in place on their device.

While 75 percent of work-from-home employees say they usually are always follow their IT team’s advice when it comes to cybersecurity protocols, 20 percent of workers have received no tips from their IT team during the shift.

Almost two-thirds of employees working from home rate their IT department’s response to COVID-19 as above average or better.

You can download the entire report here.

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Brent Dirks is senior e-news/Web editor for Security Products and Network-Centric Security magazines.

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