Derrick Coston, CISA, CISSP, GIAC (Daily Blog)

Although we are taking a break from our workplaces, Cyber Security professionals cannot let out guard down.  Many of us have home equipment systems in place to allow us to do what we do and that is to keep protecting our organizations.  As the COVID-19 outbreak threatens to overload the healthcare system and the global economy, it’s also having a powerful impact on the security of businesses and individuals.

David has a identified that although most of the world is sheltering in homes, hackers have not decreased their attacks.  In fact, the attacks have increased.

Clich here to see what ZDNet has released regarding the latest news on the intersection of cybersecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic.

When we recover and leave our homes and go back to work places, we may see that we now have a new pandemic to address and that is an online pandemic that can also bring the world to its knees.

The world is counting on us to do our part or we may resolve one issue but have a harder time recovering from a cyber pandemic.

 

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