Right now, it seems like cyberattacks are on a steady rise. 2021 is already a record year when it comes to data breaches. Pinpointing only one reason behind it is impossible. However, the need for remote work opened up many opportunities for cybercriminals. The outbreak of COVID-19 allowed hackers to take advantage of remote workers and their lack of cybersecurity knowledge.
So how do human resources (HR) specialists fit into this? HR specialists are in charge of data that is attractive to cybercriminals, such as personal information, the list of clients, salaries, and so on. Not to forget that HR had to switch to hiring people online during the pandemic.…Continue reading