By PAUL NORRIS

Digital attackers are increasingly turning their attention to the cloud. According to the 2020 Trustwave Global Security Report, the volume of attacks targeting cloud services more than doubled 7% in 2018 to 20% a year later. This growth made cloud services the third most-targeted environment after corporate and e-commerce at 54% and 22%, respectively.

By Stephanie Kanowitz

It’s getting harder for government agencies to get a handle on the number of devices connecting to their networks. For example, workers who went from onsite to remote work in March found they often had to use whatever hardware they could, including personal devices, to access the data and applications they needed to do their jobs.

By Igor Seletskiy

Billions of internet-connected sensors and other devices, comprising the Internet of Things (IoT), now span the world's manufacturing plants and logistics infrastructure. They enable remarkable efficiency and unprecedented data collection for industrial companies.

By Chris Kelly

Malware, insecure networks and remote access top the list of concerns, as organisations embrace home working, the report found. The ongoing global pandemic that has led to massive levels of remote work and an increased use of hybrid IT systems is leading to greater insecurity and risk exposure for enterprises.