Security is often considered only from a tangible perspective - we think about how to secure our homes, cars and offices from threats. However, we must think in broader terms. The COVID-19 virus is a threat to our health in itself but our response to it has brought forward new threats and security risks on different fronts.
In the rush to work in isolation, away from the office environment, organisations and individuals have reached for cloud-based collaboration tools that are easy and fast to deploy. Videoconferencing tools such as Zoom saw a 300% increase in daily meeting participants as the pandemic spreads across the globe. This effectively creates a shadow IT infrastructure that is not as secure as the office environment.
Here are 3 considerations to help you restore security in a post-COVID-19 world.