COVID-19 has created a new normal in the world. Employees are working from home ─ utilizing their mobile devices now more than ever. With this changing landscape comes the opportunity for the increase of cyberattacks like phishing – a cybercrime that exploits users, through malware or other means, for access to sensitive data.
$17,700 is lost every minute due to phishing attacks. Once a hacker has access to your device, your data is vulnerable. They may get access to business processes, customer information or unreleased product and service documents.
The number of smartphone users in the world by the end of 2020 is estimated to be 3.5 billion. Additionally, 94% of malware has been documented to be delivered via email. Phishing attacks account for more than 80% of reported security incidents. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) market size is estimated to be valued at over 366 billion by 2022.
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