How CISOs are responding to a surge in cyber crime

Tech Wire Asia

Adlina AR

Cybercriminals work by exploiting weaknesses, whether that’s technical flaws, such as cloud misconfigurations, or our own human distractions, concerns or worries.

It was an inevitability then that cyberattacks and cyber threats would see an uptick during the current global crisis.

Indeed, attacks have increased over the last couple of months, with phishing scams particularly surging according to a multitude of different sources.

Even the World Health Organization (WHO) itself hasn’t been spared, as officials revealed that hackers made a live attempt to break into the agency’s systems just over a week ago.

WHO’s chief information security officer (CISO), Flavio Aggio, said that cyberattacks against the agency and its partners have ...

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