Covid-19 has strongly driven digital transformation and created a greater dependency on ICT
Despite the increased use of various tools in ICT, awareness of IT security has not increased. Rather, there is a growing tolerance for insecure architectures, especially with the ad-hoc adoption of home offices.
Companies’ pandemic plans have “failed” because they are only designed for a short-term response. Experience has shown that companies that reacted flexibly to the plans were better able to cope with the situation.
Many companies are now rethinking their IT security and data protection. Most are planning to increase budgets for this area.