How Coronavirus is impacting your Data Security

How the Coronavirus is Impacting your Data Security

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to generate headlines around the world, it’s not just your health at risk, your private data is at risk too.

Fraud Attempts

Cybercriminals can take advantage with innocent online users because we all know that during this kind of health crisis, email is the main form of communication and with this, hackers and scammers are everywhere in the cyber world by online scams, phishing attack by using realistic-looking fake domains which can steal and access your personal information and can get your money.

Tips for Safer Data

  1. Think before you click. Don’t click on links from sources you don’t know, especially from any email you were not expecting.
  2. Never enter data that a website shouldn’t be asking for. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization will never ask you to enter your personal data to get updates about the pandemic.
  3. Turn on multi-factor authentication. Sure, it can be an inconvenience at times, but it could also act as a barrier for someone trying to hack into your accounts.

How Software Solutions Can Help

  1. Keep your email free from cybercriminals. Clearswift, a data loss prevention solution offers advanced threat protection. It delivers highly secure email without delay. This next-generation email security results in 99% spam detection and 0% false positives.
  2. Keep patient information Secure. The less time doctors and hospitals spend receiving and verifying personal data, the quicker patients can receive effective treatment and stop the spread of the virus. GoAnywhere Managed File Transfer (MFT) is a great resource for the healthcare field to have in times of crisis such as this.

Remote Automation for Working from Home

With the increasingly high numbers of staff from organizations all over the world now working from home (whether temporarily or long-term). A licensed module of GoAnywhere, can allow administrators to remotely control automated file transfers and file processing from a central GoAnywhere server.

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