Especially with the pandemic, organizations want their technology accessible from any location. Security vulnerabilities, however, dictate that it may not be wise to expose everything to the internet.
I have seen businesses or educational institutions set up all their computers and devices with public IP addresses. It’s common to accidentally leave networks open to attackers. Network segmentation is one way to mitigate risk from these open doors. Before I discuss that, let’s look at some recent examples that allow attackers to go after an entire network.