Warning, Your Account Data Was Leaked During the Pandemic
The remote working world has given cybercriminals more opportunities to find susceptible victims since the pandemic. Online shopping and delivery services are seeing increasing demand, which means that enterprising criminals can sell their products without having any physical presence in stores or pickup points–allowing them access to customer data within seconds! The growing number of people who do business remotely online opens up new routes for hackers looking to steal personal information by targeting those most likely vulnerable, the consumers. Hence, the rise of Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity is the process that provides and maintains confidentiality, integrity, availability, and privacy. According to BrandEssence, a tech research and consulting firm, by 2027, the global cybersecurity market will reach $403 billion.
Cybersecurity is always a hot topic, and it’s no surprise that more cyber attacks are happening yearly. Between 2020-2101 the average number of cybersecurity incursions per annum rose 31%, that’s about 270 breaches. The massive growth in this industry creates a huge need for trained professionals that will be tending to these trends. At the moment, there is a lack of these types of professionals. If you think about it, most of the industries that are seeing growth are mostly in the online space, so this should be “numero uno,” the top most important of all. Nothing will be possible without the security needed to run all the new platforms, software, and so on. Keep reading for more businesses that were booming through the pandemic and are now poised to take over the world.