COVID-19 Impacts Cybersecurity — Why You Should Prioritize Security At Your Business

As companies worldwide were forced to transition due to the COVID-19 outbreak, so too did security hackers. With the sudden increase in remote work, cybersecurity risks have heightened. Data shows that in the first 100 days of the pandemic, spam and opportunistic detecting increased by 26.3%, impersonations were up by 30.3%, malware by 35.16% and blocking of URL clicks by 55%. From January – March, the overall detection of cybercriminal activity was up by a third. As risks become more heightened as some employers continue to work from home while others migrate back to the office, having cyber insurance might be the best move for your company when dealing with…