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Check Point’s Incident Response team has highlighted an increase in cyber incidents relating to Covid-19. This is unfortunately common with major events, as a small proportion of individuals seek to take advantage of the circumstances. At Softcat, we have been working with Check Point to provide an overview of what this means for you.
Working environments have transformed in a short period time. Many users are now able to work remotely, which has ensured business continuity. This has been achieved using new technologies, software and controls. This rapid change, without sufficient planning time, understandably causes a challenge. In addition, user behaviour has become more lax as they are no longer performing the same checks as in the office.
Attackers are taking advantage of these changes – Resulting cyber incidents are often relating to:
Speaker(s): Dan Wiley, Global Head of Incident Response at Check Point
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