57% remote workers in security risk during lockdown

Most IT leaders believe remote workers are a security risk for their organisations amid lockdown, as they can expose their company’s network to the threat of a data breach. A new survey by cyber security providers, shows 57% IT decision-makers in the UK believe workforce remote practices put the organisation data under threat. This figure has inclined steadily from 44% in 2018 and 50% in 2019.

Last year, 47% of IT leaders in the UK admitted their remote workers had already knowingly put corporate data at risk of a breach; this has now dropped slightly to 44%.

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