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Lack of cloud expertise, controls leave APAC firms vulnerable in remote work

September 9, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The global pandemic has sent 92% of organisations scurrying to adopt new technologies in order to facilitate remote work, but businesses in Asia-Pacific often come up short on cloud expertise and endpoint controls. Such common oversights can leave these companies vulnerable to cyberattacks.

Amongst global companies that brought in new technologies to adapt to a new remote workplace, 63% turned to enterprise collaboration tools such as Zoom, Cisco Systems’ Webex, and Microsoft Teams. Another 52.1% adopted privacy tools including VPNs and encryption, while 46.9% brought in endpoint cybersecurity tools including antivirus, patch management, and vulnerability assessments, according to Acronis’ Cyber Readiness Report.

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