IT security teams challenges fueled by record-setting cyberattacks

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IT security teams faced unprecedented challenges last year fueled by dramatically expanded work-from-home (WFH) programs, increased bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy adoptions, and rising internal and third-party risks stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, CyberEdge Group reveals. Fallout included: Record-setting successful attacks. 86% of organizations experienced a successful attack, up from 81% the prior year, the largest year-over-year increase in six years. Record-setting ransomware attacks. 69% of organizations were victimized by ransomware, up from 62% the prior year. … More

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