For decades, computer security has focused almost exclusively on implementing processes and technologies to protect data from theft, loss or corruption. That may no longer represent the greatest threat, however. According to a recent Claroty survey, nearly three-quarters of IT security professionals say cyberattacks on critical infrastructure represent a far larger threat than data breaches.
Now that people have proven they can work productively from home, many organizations plan to maintain a hybrid work environment in which employees can split time between home and the office. Doing so will require a strong emphasis on security — not only by corporate entities, but by workers themselves.