Sunday May 31, 2020

The cyber-security strategies that will counter the coronavirus scammer surge

The coronavirus has become the locus of a range of cyber-attacks and scams. So much so, in fact, that even the WHO itself has fallen victim. But businesses can do more to protect themselves

23rd May, 2020
Edel Mee, managing director, IT Security People: ‘There can be no exceptions when it comes to IT security’

The pandemic is a godsend for cyber-criminals and scammers: the words of Edel Mee, managing director of IT Security People. It’s a strong sentiment, no doubt, but the evidence is on her side.

One survey conducted by a British-based cloud provider warned a drop in security as a result of Covid-19 could be exploited by cyber-criminals looking to breach vulnerable businesses’ data. With home-working and reduced staff, businesses could also take longer to...

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