COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdowns altered the course of history. Children looked to their parents to provide advice on how to persevere in trying times. I told my children that something good can come from something bad. The same is true when it comes to security. The dramatic shift to a remote workforce was effectively leveraged by many organizations to enhance their security posture.
We recently received a call from the CISO of a large organization, who asked for CDW’s help. He explained that one of his organization’s competitors had experienced a significant security breach that shut down its operations for several days. An employee in an administrative office had clicked a link on a malicious email that opened the door for a devastating ransomware outbreak.