• Research with CISOs and CIOs reveals 45% of FS firms have seen increased cybersecurity attacks since Covid-19
• 42% say securing the remote workforce has become a main cybersecurity objective, 47% have increased investment in secure collaboration tools
• Almost half say weakness in the supply chain has most potential to cause damage over next 12 months
5 November 2020, Theale, UK – 65% of large Financial Services (FS) firms have suffered a cyber-attack in the last 12 months, according to new research today from data security provider HelpSystems.
The research with 250 CISOs and CIOs in global FS firms also showed the impact that Covid-19 is having on FS firms’ cybersecurity, with 45% of respondents reporting an increase in cyber-attacks since the pandemic first emerged. Securing the remote workforce has become a key objective for 42% of FS firms, while almost half (47%) have already increased their investment in secure collaboration...