Businesses are raising awareness of cybersecurity threats and staying in closer touch with employees as they try to defend networks supporting larger work-from-home populations since the Covid-19 outbreak began.
this year has seen a rise in phishing attempts, Dawn Cappelli, vice president of global security and chief information security officer, said Wednesday at the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Executive Forum.
But technology and the awareness programs the company put in place to prevent those attacks are working. “We see our employees, for the most part, not falling for those phishes,” Ms. Cappelli said.
Constant communication with its international workforce has proven to be critical to the automation provider’s cyber protection efforts.
With the pandemic’s outbreak, she said, senior executives were really getting slammed with phishing attempts. But, she said, “every