Companies have been using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) for years, typically so that workers could access their desktops remotely, but in the age of big data, these systems are more important than ever before. The fact is, remote working is on the rise, data use is multiplying, and hackers are more innovative than ever before. VPNs are one of the best tools at our disposal for protecting our businesses, our data, and our clients.
Is your company armed against the constant threat of data theft? Here’s what you need to know to keep your business safe.
Are You Out There?
Did you know that 80 percent of corporate professionals work outside the office at least once a week? That’s a lot of people operating outside the protection and constraints of the typical workplace, such as multi-level encryption, firewalls, and protected servers. Though digital attacks can take place anywhere, shifting away from the office puts workers at a unique risk.
Always remind your workers to take precautions when using free WiFi on the road and invest in a VPN they can use no matter where work takes them. Yes, free WiFi is must have – at the hotel or cafes – but using it without …