- There was a significant dip in alerts detected in March when the lockdown in the UK started. The reason behind this was two-fold.
- First, the situation was uncertain, and systems were being configured for remote working environment during the pandemic.
- Second, the number of attacks fell as cyber criminals had to figure out how to exploit the “new normal”, i.e. more people working remotely, having a greater reliance on the internet, and potentially not being as secure.
– Faiz Shuja | August 20, 2020