Data loss is a rising risk for companies during coronavirus due to the hundreds of terabytes of potentially sensitive corporate data being stored in employee homes on USB drives.
Cellebrite and NSO Group are taking advantage of coronavirus pandemic to pitch their surveillance technology and phone hacking tool as countermeasures to law enforcement.
The UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has granted GCHQ access to NHS data, raising questions on the privacy of patient's health data during the coronavirus pandemic.
Use of 'pandemic drones' to enforce social distancing has come under fire over concerns of possible privacy violations. The police surveillance drones would yell at people not observing the rules and also have sensors to detect health conditions.
To combat coronavirus outbreak, some E.U. nations are making use of GDPR emergency provisions to loosen up the rules in collecting and processing sensitive health data.
Coronavirus is forcing organizations to accommodate large-scale remote workforce that demanding that they look into new security architecture, processes and methodologies.