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Most businesses plan to move away from VPNs, adopt a zero-trust access model

February 17, 2021
With more people working from home, attacks targeting VPNs have increased. (Photo by Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
  • 93% of companies surveyed have deployed VPN services, despite 94% of those surveyed admitting that they are aware that cybercriminals are exploiting VPNs to access network resources.
  • Respondents said that social engineering (75%), ransomware (74%), and malware (60%) are the most concerning attack vectors and are often used to exploit users accessing VPNs.
  • Looking at the future need for zero trust services, the report said 77% of respondents say their workforce will be hybrid, with greater flexibility for users to work remotely or in the office.
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