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COVID-19 Causes Increase in Cyberattacks

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COVID-19 Causes Increase in Cyberattacks

As the world continues to face COVID-19 and cyberattacks increase, patch management and endpoint security are becoming more challenging for businesses and IT professionals.

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Coronavirus is Leading to Growth in Cyber Attacks

As the world continues to battle COVID-19, patching and securing endpoints has become a much bigger challenge for businesses.

A recent survey from Threatpost revealed that 40% of companies reported seeing increased cyberattacks as they enable remote working.

In a joint statement from the European Commission, ENISA, CERT-EU, the organizations shared concerns about COVID-19 related vulnerabilities.

The coronavirus outbreak has spurred widespread anxiety and forced many people to work from home. Malign actors are actively exploiting these new challenging circumstances to target remote workers, businesses and individuals alike.

Relevant European Union entities are in close contact with one another to track these malicious activities, raise awareness in their respective communities and help protect confined citizens. The European Commission, ENISA, CERT-EU and Europol, among others, will continue to monitor the situation and coordinate as appropriate to ensure a safer cyberspace for the EU and the world.

Despite this call-to-action, many businesses and IT professionals are still unequipped to handle the exploits. Companies are making infrastructure changes on the fly and opening up corporate networks to potential attacks.

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Proactively Protecting Your Organization

A secure, roaming product like Syxsense allows you to manage and secure vulnerabilities exposed by open ports, disabled firewalls, ineffective user account policies, and security compliance violations from remote workers.

In this unpredictable time, detecting software vulnerabilities isn’t enough. Traditional security scanners only do half the job by identifying and tracking possible vulnerabilities and exposure without eliminating the risk.

Combining security scanning and patch management in a single console, our vulnerability scanning feature not only shows you what’s wrong, but also deploys the solution. Gain visibility into OS and third-party vulnerabilities while increasing cyber resilience through automated patching and security scans. Insights into the OS misconfigurations and compliance violations reduce your attack surface and increase peace of mind.

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Experience the Power of Syxsense

Syxsense has created innovative and intuitive technology that sees and knows everything. Manage and secure your environment with a simple and powerful solution.

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Watch the Webcast: Securing Work-From-Home Devices

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Watch the Webcast: 5 Strategies for Securing Work-From-Home Devices

As many organizations navigate the realities of remote work, our webcast shows how to get a clear understanding of how vulnerable your work-from-home devices are to attack.

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Reduce Your Attack Surface from Home

Whether you are heading into week two or three of COVID-19 isolation, your IT landscape has undoubtedly changed.

Our webcast explores the best way to get a clear understanding of how vulnerable your work-from-home devices are to attack. Explore the top five strategies to harden devices, reduce your attack surface, and find peace of mind.

We’re bringing industry-leading IT management and security strategies right to your desk. Our webinar covers:

  • Setting up security scans—because patch scans only do half the job
  • Using security scanning results to block brute force attacks
  • Confirming antivirus is installed, running, and definitions are updated
  • Quarantining and troubleshooting a device you suspect has been breached
  • Checking and deploying patches for zero-day vulnerabilities
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5 Strategies for Securing Work-From-Home Devices

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