2020 was a year of change and uncertainty. This made for easy targets among cybercriminals. While nations scrambled to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals found new ways to strike and hit businesses where it hurts using tactics such as socially engineered attacks, malware, ransomware and even physical breaches, like what happened at the capitol on January 6th. As companies and the public adjusted to a “new normal,” hackers have taken the opportunity to home in on new targets and new ways to gain access to sensitive data which is certain to wreak havoc in 2021.

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