The advent of the pandemic brought about expedited needs in digital transformation. (Read our article about the change here). The increase in computer usage by means of teleconferencing and individual wi-fi has led to an increase in cyberattacks. In fact, according to a survey done between November 5, 2020 and January 8, 2021, cyber-attacks have increased from 38% to 43%. Ransomware attacks have increased lately for a number of reasons:
- The ability to get paid via untraceable cryptocurrency
- work-from-home boom creating more access points to hackers
- Nation State sponsored hacking providing free and clear ability to operate with full support of govt institutions. (Source).
Sharp Decisions is committed to helping your business reduce exposure to cyber threats, all while increasing security. Upgrading to cloud servers and digitizing your workflow can patch outdated systems that may give hackers an access point. And doing so is imperative because it is oftentimes outdated systems that create the most vulnerability in the face of a cyber-attack. Get started today.