Skyrocketing VPN Usage – Experts Input

With the spread of the Coronavirus and people working from home, there has been a 53% spike in Virtual Private Network (VPN) usage in the US and a significant increase from around the world according to Atlas VPN.


EXPERTS COMMENTS
Tal Zamir, Founder and CTO,  Hysolate
March 19, 2020
The more users are working from home, the greater the risk.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) might give employees (and organizations) a false sense of security. A VPN only secures the communication channel between the employee's workstation and the corporate network. However, as a massive amount of home workers now start to use their personal workstations to access corporate assets, it's only a matter of time until we see a soaring number of cyberattacks th ....
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Justin Jett, Director of Audit and Compliance ,  Plixer
March 19, 2020
Organizations that are building out their VPN capabilities need to be sure to properly deploy and patch their systems.
As the number of employees working from home continues to rise, businesses must ensure that their VPN is in a position to offer their employees the same experience as though they were working in the office. Bandwidth can be a serious strain for businesses not used to a majority of their users connecting from home. IT must be sure to educate their users, so they are aware of the impact on everyone ....
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