Network security Tag

With South Africa now being the third-most targeted country worldwide in terms of cyber attacks, it is becoming critical that local companies be more guarded, take better precautions against threats, educate their staff, and even look to service providers that have security measures in place to safeguard them from malicious actors. Security has of course always been a consideration, so what has changed? Previously, most employees worked from the office, and organisations were able to more closely monitor their hardware and software, and take proactive measures against any perceived threats. Now, with the shift to hybrid or remote working, employees are accessing the company network or data from home or remote locations, and it is highly unlikely that these locations are as secure as the office. This leaves employees more vulnerable, and they become the new targets through which attackers look to