The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe has effectively put a stop to the bulk of face-to-face interactions. With social distancing and shelter in place orders in effect, people are stuck at home and relying on the Internet as not only a tool for communication and entertainment but as their only way to earn money during this hectic and uncertain time. With this new and unexpected reliance on connectivity, both companies and consumers should take extra precautions in ensuring that their data is protected. Cybercriminals are using this chaotic situation to try to obtain sensitive materials.
Online Access Is More Important Than Ever
The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions unemployed or working exclusively from home without warning or time for preparation. Fortunately, many Internet providers are offering low-cost options and waiving late payment fees to ease the financial burden on those who are stuck at home without gainful employment. Regardless…