With the pandemic, many businesses have moved to more cloud-based applications out of necessity because more of us are working remotely. In a survey by Menlo Security of 200 IT managers, 40% of respondents said they are facing increasing threats from cloud applications and internet of things (IoT) attacks because of this trend.
There are good and bad ways to make this migration to the cloud. Many of the pitfalls aren’t exactly new. At one Gartner 2019 meeting, for example, two IT managers stated that their Office 365 deployments were stalled because of the need to upgrade legacy equipment. Now, the way we now use—and share—our home computers has changed.