The year we couldn’t wait to end has finally ended. With the clean slate 2021 has graciously brought us, the Penfield.AI team is highlighting what we consider to be the most 3 interesting trends in cybersecurity.
Google trends tells us that the global Google search for “Covid-19 vaccine” reached the maximum search interest around the world this week (Figure 1). This personal interest in vaccine developments is paralleled by the interest of malicious cyber criminals and nation-state actors, who seek to exploit vaccine procurement for information, disruption and financial gain. For perspective, Johnson & Johnson’s CISO has stated that healthcare organizations are seeing cyber-attacks from nation-state threat actors “every single minute of every single day”.