COVID-19 Hacks Bring Cyber Hygiene Into Sharp Focus

April 14, 2020


Companies are seeing a major uptick in the number of COVID-19-related cybersecurity attacks as employees shift to working remotely, prompting attorneys to urge clients across industries to ramp up security protocols, practice cyber hygiene for the long haul, and be wary of adopting third-party software.

Since President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on March 13 to help combat the coronavirus outbreak, cybercriminals have been barraging health care, financial services and even law firms with phishing emails and ransomware attacks in an attempt to catch targets off-guard.