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The rapid increase in home offices during pandemic times has drastically increased the attack surface for cybercriminals in Germany. It has a relevant impact on the information security of commercial enterprises. The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) surveyed around 1,000 companies and businesses in a representative survey. Marcus Henschel, CEO of secion, comments on the study results, which were presented yesterday at a digital press conference in Cologne.

A contagion threat of a very different nature has spread in the shadow of the pandemic - the danger of "infecting" IT systems with malware of all kinds. In addition to a drastically increased number of cyberattacks worldwide, it is above all the professionalism with which cybercriminals respond to new opportunities and attack surfaces in times of the Corona pandemic, causing IT security great concern.