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There’s no going back to pre-pandemic security approaches

December 9, 2020

The majority of cyber security professionals say their approach to security will never return to how it was before the Covid-19 pandemic, as they emphasise securing remote workers and cloud deployments as ongoing challenges heading into 2021, according to a report.

Research organisation Dimensional Research polled 613 IT professionals on a global basis, on behalf of security firm Check Point, to assess the lay of the landscape at the end of a tumultuous year, and found that 95% of them had completely changed their security strategies over the course of 2020, in an “unplanned pandemic response”, with only a quarter saying they had stuck to existing security projects.

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