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Forrester: These 5 threats could hobble pandemic recovery

Tech Republic

Brandon Vigliarolo

A new report from Forrester is giving enterprises a path forward out of the pandemic with a serious security warning: There are five major problems, and five attack vectors, which could slow post-pandemic progress in 2021.

The five greatest threats to businesses in 2021 will be different from those in 2020, but Forrester is predicting the attack vectors used by cybercriminals to be similar to those from last year. In descending order, the most common attack vectors for 2021 will be:

Web application attacks like SQL injection, XSS and remote file inclusion,

Exploitation of lost or stolen assets,


Software vulnerabilities and exploits,

Use of stolen credentials.

Of the five vectors Forrester warns about, only malware...

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