There is more to pandemic burnout than just wanting the world to go back to the way that it used to be. Pandemic burnout is directly contributing to a variety of cybersecurity problems.
Some of the changes COVID-19 engendered will outlast the pandemic itself. The primary source of cybersecurity risks have shifted as remote work arrangements means the weak link is the individual employee who may not have adopted all the urgently needed new security measures.
94% of businesses experienced an attack in the past 12 months with 74% of incidents attributed to cyber risks associated with technology adopted during the remote working period.
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.