Currently, more than two-thirds of the total employees are working from home because of the pandemic lockdown. On a daily basis, these employees’ access and share the organizations' crucial data on their open networks that fall under the radar of malicious hackers. According to the recent survey, around 46% of small and medium-sized businesses have noted sudden growth in phishing attacks during the lockdown period as most of the employees are working from their homes. Similarly, 70% of the global organizations decided to provide the online cybersecurity certification and training course to Training to prepare their employees against the cyber-attacks.
ProICT Training is a leading organization that always comes forward to help companies and individuals looking for online certification and training courses to validate their knowledge and skills. As a renowned name in the field, they decided to educate people about the increasing rate of cyber breaches during the lockdown. In the recent interview with the press, Mr. Arshdeep Arora, the co-founder of ProICT Training, explained why the world is witnessing the sudden rise in cyber breaches. He stated that "In the recent survey, it was found that around 60% of the companies situated in the USA, UK, France, India, Germany, and Australia believe that their employees are not educated when it comes to security risks associated with remote work. Despite this fact, they allowed their employees to work from home without ensuring they followed the security guidelines."
He further explained, "what do you think will happen to these organizations? It is easy for them to fall into the radar of the malicious attackers who are looking for the loophole to get into your system and wipe out all the data." Mr. Singh said that cybersecurity was always a concern for the growing organizations. However, the rushed, unprepared, and unsecured execution of the remote work model forced organizations to prepare the coronavirus pandemic's consequences in the form of a cyber breach.
Of course, executing the complete remote work model in such a short span of time has played a big role in bringing many security challenges with people accessing data through their personal devices. Moreover, training employees through online can reduce the cyber breach by 50% as employees will learn how to protect their system from cyber breaches. Most of the companies are considering expanding the work from home after realizing the benefits that come from remote working. So, providing the basic knowledge of cybersecurity through Online certifications and training courses will help organizations to move forward without worrying about cyber breaches.