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Verizon Mobile Security Index: COVID-19 unearths new cyber threats for businesses

What you need to know:

  • Nearly half (49 percent) of businesses surveyed said that changes to remote working practices made during lockdown adversely affected their cybersecurity.

  • 40 percent think mobile devices are their company’s biggest IT security threat.

  • However 45 percent of businesses sacrificed the security of mobile devices to “get the job done.”

  • Results based on an independent survey of 856 professionals responsible for the buying, managing and the security of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) devices for their companies.

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – The COVID-19 pandemic forced businesses to quickly support remote working practices, often without proper

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