VPN Risk Report

VPN technologies that were the heart of remote access have become a source of risk, leading organizations to reassess their long-term access strategy and use of VPN. The worldwide surge in remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in use of VPN, and thus, expanding the enterprises’ attack surface. Threat actors are pandemic has led to an increase in use of VPN, and thus, expanding the enterprises’ attack surface. Threat actors are targeting VPNs as made evident by the countless new articles about VPN exploits and almost 500 known VPN vulnerabilities listed on the CVE database. This 2021 VPN Risk Report surveyed 357 cybersecurity professionals, providing insight into the current remote access environment, the state of VPN within the enterprise, the rise in VPN vulnerabilities, and the role that zero trust will play in enabling access to apps going forward. KEY FINDINGS: 93% of companies are leveraging VPN services, yet 94% are aware that cybercriminals are targeting VPNs to gain access to network resources. 72% of organizations are concerned that VPN may jeopardize IT’s ability to keep their environments secure. 67% of enterprises are considering a remote access alternative to a traditional VPN. Today, 72% of companies are prioritizing the adoption of a zero trust model, while 59% have accelerated their efforts due to the focus on remote work.

 

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