June 19, 2020: The disruption after the coronavirus pandemic will impact our lives in big time. The pandemic has given us an option to think about the activity and whatnot with the digitalization world today. Few businesses have seen this as an opportunity to grow and plan for the future and some had to shut down with the current situation. It was always difficult to know the situation and get things under control.
But, when we are thinking of reopening the business or resuming the business after the pandemic across the country. It is suggested to be cautious of a couple of situations. The hackers are using this pandemic situation in advantage to hack more and more systems. Recently the hack on the auto shop in Seatle has caused the owner to pay $150,000, the treat to leak Donal Trump’s information online, and many more.
The work from home option has created made the companies think about the security of the company’s network while cybercriminals think about the advantage of less security.
These steps from the companies have made the criminals much easier to track down the company information. A minute mistake from an employee with miss-configuration, a mistake in setting, network issues is the point the cybercriminals will look forward. There is no second thought than thinking about how scams and cyber attacks will increase shortly.
Cyber Security software will play a major role to stop these activities with the help of employees using the technology in the right manner. Initially, when the pandemic was announced the companies were not sure how to run the business and how to get things done made them use many available apps online and try on multiple things. A large amount of data on the internet has turned hackers to collect information and would act accordingly. It is a caution which should be considered seriously in post-COVID crisis.