How to manage: Don’t wait until you’ve been hit to take action against cyberattacks

Remote working has led to a surge in attacks and data breaches, but there are steps you can take to ensure you’re as protected as possible

With cybercriminals becoming more and more sophisticated, it is becoming increasingly difficult to trace or identify the source of attack with organisations. Picture: Getty

We are witnessing a growing surge in cyberattacks and data breaches, with organisations rightly looking at the steps they can take to mitigate risk and protect against threats.

While such attacks and breaches are often the result of sophisticated assaults launched by cybercriminals, remote working and advancements in technology have exacerbated accidental data breaches linked to employees, highlighting the need for increased staff training and internal security measures.

There were 6,615 data breaches notified to ...