And while that shift has allowed society to continue during a pandemic, it has opened up new opportunities
for cyberattacks and security breaks. Information security has made considerable progress, yet how might
this abrupt weakness affect organizations in 2021 and beyond?
To begin with, we will take a look back. For the past few years, these trends in information security for new companies have focused around being as secure as you can, as early as possible:
In 2021, we may also see the advancement of state, province, and country specific data privacy standards, similar to when the GDPR carried out in the EU a few years ago, particularly since the pandemic has provoked more awareness around protecting citizens and economies.This implies that organizations need to watch out for regional and industry-explicit frameworks and standards around gathering and storing information. And in the near future, it might even be unlawful for an organization not to have a compliance plan in place.