The pandemic accelerated the transition to cloud-based systems for many organizations. Unsurprisingly, there's an uptick of phishing attacks as cybercriminals took advantage of our collectively distracted attention spans and less-than-stellar security practices.
Study shows that mobile application security is not a given, as thousands of the most popular apps within the boundaries of the official app stores contain common vulnerabilities.
Hackers are not only eager to take advantage of the pandemic crisis, but that are feeding off of a highly profitable supply chain. While hospitals are the target, the patient is ultimately the true victim of this cyber attack machine.
Verizon's annual mobile security report paints a picture of a landscape increasingly dependent on mobile devices to get work done, this pattern has been driven primarily by the pandemic conditions.
Privacy professionals are facing a confluence of emerging and shifting data privacy risks and challenges in adjusting to remote work, addressing data protection risks resulting from the pandemic and operationalising new laws.
To meet the new challenges of operating in a Covid-secure workplace, responsible employers whose staff had to be in the workplace looked to technology to make their colleagues safe.
Randori report indicates that cybersecurity programs are struggling to manage attack surfaces that have become significantly more difficult due to pandemic conditions.
The FTC reported that identity theft doubled during the pandemic as scammers targeted COVID-19 relief payments to individuals and government-sponsored loans for small businesses.
Researchers attribute the sharp rise in DDoS attacks to malicious efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic when most consumers became dependent on online services while workers started working from home.
Many claim that data protection laws are preventing the use of data to track the COVID-19 pandemic which seems to be based on a false understanding of the laws.