Cybersecurity in 2021 – What to expect

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Opinion

By Jason Ikegwu

YEAR 2020 was a significant one for all people worldwide with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a year in which all aspects of our lives were drastically affected, exposing our collective fragility and increasing feelings of fear and uncertainty. The arrival of COVID-19 forced people’s lives to move online, both at work and in person, and digital transformation accelerated. Technology helped to maintain social and emotional well-being and helped many organisations stay afloat. However, this new reality has also led to an increase in the number of cyber-attacks.

As cyber-attacks increase and new cybersecurity trends continue to emerge, organisations must take a proactive IT security stance to keep their operations safe. They must become more agile, flexible, and collaborative as they strive to protect their critical assets and infrastructure. They need to increase their digital security initiatives, change strategies, and educate employees about…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper