While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought economic downturn to many industries, a recent uptick in data security breaches suggests business is booming for cybercriminals. 

In the US, universities and health care institutions dealing with the coronavirus have been particularly targeted by hackers attempting to exploit the current climate of confusion, urgency, and stress. 

In a recent blog post my colleague Kelsey McIntosh discusses the attacks and set outs out steps organisations can take to prevent and respond to breaches.