When the COVID-19 pandemic began, cases of cybercrime exploded, and it’s only getting worse.
With the rise in remote work, businesses have relied on mobile devices to transfer essential documents and sensitive data. Unfortunately, mobile devices such as tablets, phones, and laptops have a greater security risk than a traditional workstation.
Portable = Stealable
Every 53 seconds, a laptop is stolen, according to Kensington Computer Products Group. Additionally, only 7 percent of the 70 million smartphones lost yearly are recovered.
While being able to teleconference from a remote location is incredibly convenient, it exposes mobile devices to significant risk. Company data and network connections stored on such devices open up a world of theft opportunities for scammers.