Since the announcement about the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have been forced to work in a home office mode.
Since the announcement about the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have been forced to work in a home office mode. Enterprises and institutions undertook plenty of actions to protect data, however, as results from the data of SecDev Group, the intensity of cyberattacks rose together with the increase in coronavirus cases. In case of Italy and the USA, which are one of the countries that have been most affected by the pandemic, this number has increased by as much as 25-30 per cent.
The scale of risks and costs related with them are enormous. Companies should take into consideration modern architecture, i.e. cloud computing. Thanks to scalable cloud infrastructure, they have an opportunity to react to changing business environment more quickly. That’s why a sudden increase in resources, as it’s in case of moving a great part of business activity to the Internet because of coronavirus, doesn’t entail additional investments in IT equipment and is possible virtually right away – Piotr Szypułka, maintenance director at Polcom.