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With the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, and the global shift to work from home, Tom Kellermann of VMware Carbon Black sees a corresponding increase in hacking and espionage attempts against U.S. agencies, businesses and citizens. He says add "digital distancing" to your precautions.
As cybercriminals and nation-states take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further their own aims, authorities are calling on victims to report online attacks as quickly as possible to help them better disrupt such activity.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how cybercriminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic. Also featured: A discussion of potential 2020 election changes; tips for staying secure in a remote workplace.
COVID-19: Modern society has never seen anything like it, and neither have financial markets. Venture capitalist Alberto Yépez analyzes the impact of the disease caused by the new coronavirus on public and private companies' valuations, as well as technology buyers and the threat environment.
Cybercriminals, and perhaps nation-state hackers, that are attempting to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic are now turning their attention to mobile devices to spread malware, including spyware and ransomware, security researchers warn.
As enterprises adopt IoT products, they have to make sure that security is part of the design from the beginning and implement microsegmentation, says Dr. Neena Pahuja, former director general of India's Education & Research Network, or ERNET.
As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, cybercriminals increasingly are targeting organizations that now have more remote workers and fewer IT and security staff at the ready to mitigate hacker attacks and intrusions, security experts say.