The entire world has been swept by a wave of digitalization over the past few years. From companies to consumers, our reliance on tech devices, digital data, and the internet continues to increase day by day. As a direct consequence, cybersecurity risks have also increased significantly, with cyber actors getting bolder and more astute in performing their attacks.
2021 was a particularly difficult year for cybersecurity. The large-scale adoption of digital technologies triggered by the covid outbreak has left many companies in a vulnerable position during the transition. It was an opportune time for cybercriminals to act and take advantage of these newly created vulnerabilities, and no one was spared.
Businesses big and small have fallen victims to cyber-attacks in large numbers – statistics reveal that by the fourth quarter of 2021 the number of data breaches had already exceeded the total number reported in 2020.
It comes as no surprise that cybersecurity is top of mind these days, for companies and individuals alike, and it will continue to be a priority in the years to come as well. Finding the resources to keep ahead of the game is one of the main concerns for businesses at the moment,