The Rising Threat of Social Engineering in the Post COVID-19 Remote Work Era
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, when people started working from home, the cybersecurity scene has changed in a big way. This paper gives an in-depth look at how social engineering methods are becoming a bigger threat and how they affect the three pillars of cybersecurity: confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA). We look at the unique risks and challenges that come with remote work by showing examples of current threats. We look into how well the current preventive steps work, consider possible future threats, and suggest possible countermeasures. Lastly, we point out the holes in the present research and talk about where future research in the field of remote work cybersecurity could go. This study aims to add a new point of view to the ongoing discussion about cybersecurity and help companies navigate and deal with the complex network of threats in the remote work world after COVID-19.