94% of cybersecurity professionals more concerned about security in wake of COVID-19

According to the survey, 94% of cybersecurity professionals are more concerned about security now than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

In assessing their security programs, 89% said COVID-19 has been a stress test for every security control and policy within their organisations. Security teams’ top areas of increased concerns include: employee home network security (58%); increased ransomware, and phishing and social engineering attacks (45%); keeping remote systems configured securely (41%), and keeping remote systems compliant (38%).