While USB flash drives are incredibly convenient, they are also a bane for corporate I.T. executives, as these ubiquitous little devices carry with them huge data security risks.
While the majority of cybersecurity attacks originate remotely, one recent story illustrates how an insider attack can easily wreak havoc on an organization.
While we don’t read about physical cyberattacks that originated from found USB devices as often as remote, cloud-based attacks, they do occur.
USB thumb drives are a favorite tool of cyber criminals, who can use flash drives to attack your computer and you network.
The changes to how and where we work have forced companies to revamp their approach to cybersecurity, as hackers have been extremely busy since the pandemic started.
Cybersecurity experts say USB things can hide dangerous attacks. It's not just our flash drives, either. It's all of our USB-enabled devices, including fitness trackers, smart watches, e-cigarettes, and more.
With the work-from-home movement inspired by a global pandemic, remote access is becoming even more necessary, and the cybersecurity risks are escalating proportionately.
With cyberattacks against mobile devices on the rise, every employee’s smartphone must be viewed as a potential weapon of mass destruction against you network.
In its Predictions 2021 white paper, Forrester is forecasting an 8% increase in insider incidents caused by accidental data misuse or malicious employee intent.
The properties that make USB flash drives portable and enable them to connect to networks also make them vulnerable to security breaches.