“NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE”
“Employees working from home can put their companies at risk for data breaches, a recent report showed.
Cyber attacks on home networks have increased significantly in the past year, mainly because they are “so easy to execute” and hackers can often go in undetected, according to the 2015 Dell Security Annual Threat Report.
Off-site networks like home routers, field office work stations and remote work stations have become hacker targets because they are “traditionally not protected as much,” said Paul Christman, vice president of public sector sales and marketing for Dell.
Workers don’t protect their personal devices as well because they don’t think they could be a target, he added. However, “everything’s so interconnected now that the perimeter really has changed.” This is a result of the “Internet of things,” or the connection of multiple devices to the Internet, Christman said.
“We’re connecting up all these…
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