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COVID-19 has caused a massive influx of new users as millions are being sent home to work from home. This huge growth of work-from-home technologies, customer facing networks, and online cloud services has left holes for hackers to slip into. In March and April 2020, over 190,000 cases of coronavirus-related cyber attacks were reported every week – a 30% increase of attacks compared to pre-COVID.

COVID-19 has taught us a number of things that could also be seen in the event of a cyberpandemic. This cyberpandemic could spread faster than any biological virus and lay in wait until activated. The economic impact of such a cyberattack could destroy or wipe up to 20 million devices. Recovering from such an attack and destruction of infrastructure could be very challenging and could grind the economy to a halt. Cybersecurity strategies for small businesses are needed today.

Learn more why cybersecurity is more important than ever and how to keep yourself safe online here.

What Have We Learned About Cybersecurity From The Pandemic? [Infographic] 2

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Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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NowSourcing

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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