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How Bad Was 2020?

April 01, 2021

According to Steve King of, more records were compromised last year than in the past 15 years combined. This was after 2019 saw a 200% increase in data compromise over 2018. Reported ransomware cases increased by 60%.

Workers from home increased worldwide from 31 million to almost 500 million, with little attention to cybersecurity. According to King, home offices are a "snake pit of vulnerabilities".

We are collecting increasing amounts of personal data at the same time that threat actors have become more sophisticated in their attacks. 

If you have not invested in cyber education, training, staffing and technology, be prepared for more devastating cyber attacks to come.