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