Jan 22 2021

70% of Financial Service Firms Hit by COVID Cyber Attacks

Category: Information SecurityDISC @ 12:23 am

A new report has emerged detailing that 70% of financial service firms have been hit by  COVID-related cyber attacks in the past twelve months that were more damaging due to the unusual circumstances of the COVID-19 virus. 

The numbers come from Keeper Security, who took responses from more than 370 information technology leaders in the UK while compiling a global report into financial service firms being targeted by cyber attacks. 

Authors of the report state that 70% of financial service firms were hit by cyber attacks, with the majority of IT leaders saying that COVID-19 working conditions made the attacks more severe. 

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