How strong is your cyber response?
COVID-19 changed how we work, shop, and interact. Lockdowns accelerated the rise of remote work, which was already gaining traction within many industries.
With entire economies at a standstill, critical links in the global supply chain were broken, supply chain disruption rippled across every industry. Consumer fear, bottlenecks, and shipping delays created surges in demand and shortages in supply. With operations focused on meeting demand and sourcing hard-to-find materials, bad actors’ opportunities to target vulnerabilities in a ‘keep-the-lights-on’ frenzy magnified.
While nations and businesses grappled with the pandemic, cybersecurity ecosystems scrambled to manage new realities. The opportunities for profiting from espionage, IP theft, ransom, and other criminal activities increased while the world directed their attention to the clear and present danger.
Today, as economies enter recovery and the world prepares for a potential second wave, the focus has shifted to a fortified cyber response.
The pandemic made many businesses, from auto manufacturing to energy and life sciences, fully appreciate the need for enhanced security monitoring strategies to better prepare for future supply chain disruption and to stay competitive in a post-COVID-19 world.
Keep reading how organizations’ cyber responses have evolved since the COVID-19 outbreak. Download The State of Cybersecurity Report 2020 to level up your cyber response.