Cyber Monday, one of the largest online shopping days of the entire year, is coming November 26. The National Retail Federation estimates that shoppers spent more than $1.2 billion last year, doing more than a third of their holiday shopping online.
The issue? This influx of activity online, often times during business hours on a corporate network, but also for home computer users shopping on the Internet, is a holiday in itself for scammers and seasoned hackers.
As much as the bosses may not like it, the shopping on Monday is inevitable. So what should employees be mindful of to protect themselves AND the sensitive data on the corporate network?