Tag: covid-19

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

Legions of cybersecurity volunteers rally to protect hospitals during COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 Cyber Threat Intelligence League and other groups cooperate with the industry, law enforcement, and the government to prevent attacks on healthcare providers. Last month, some of the usual cast of online scammers and malware miscreants promised to refrain from attacking healthcare organizations or exploiting them during the COVID-19 crisis, showing a sense of…
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5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

5 Fintech Stocks to Watch Out Amid Coronavirus Crisis

FinTech – The coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains and hampered economic growth. And in order to curb its impact on the economy, the government implemented a stay-at-home order. This has facilitated fintech firms as digital payments are taking precedence over cash purchases amid lockdown. Moreover, an emerging trend in financial services has been observed with…
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The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

The importance of cybersecurity during remote work

Cybersecurity – During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are entering uncharted territory as our companies operate fully remotely for the first time. Below, I hope to provide some information to make this time as easy and productive as possible for you. During onboarding at my company, we tell employees that cybersecurity practices don’t end…
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Now Some Good Coronavirus News: 33% Of Cryptocurrency Scammer Revenue ‘Wiped Out’ By COVID-19

Now Some Good Coronavirus News: 33% Of Cryptocurrency Scammer Revenue ‘Wiped Out’ By COVID-19

Cryptocurrency – From lower fumes to more time spent with family, there are some glimmers of light in the darkness of the COVID-19 era. And, despite the rise of coronavirus-themed scams, cybercriminals hoping to make bundles of cryptocurrency during global lockdowns are earning less than ever, according to a report released Friday. The report, shown…
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Digital Transformation - One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for

Digital Transformation – One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for

Digital Transformation – One of the core principles of digital transformation is that it is meant to improve customer experience. But at the end of the day, humans are … wait for it … humans. Which means successful digital transformation isn’t just a company’s ability to earn customer relationship metrics. True success lies in a…
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COVID-19 And Our Surprising Digital Transformation

COVID-19 And Our Surprising Digital Transformation

For years, digital transformation has seemed like something mostly about computers and software and data. It is what companies undertake for the sake of things like IT agility, deriving new value from data, model software prototypes of physical goods, or improving business processes. While such technology endeavors are often critical to a business, it turns…
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Is COVID-19 the global wake-up call the world needed to take e-business Seriously?

Is COVID-19 the global wake-up call the world needed to take e-business Seriously?

COVID-19 The world has been surprised by the impact of a virus on the global economy. Very quickly manufacturing, transportation and the lives of billions of people were disrupted. We saw retailers and restaurants furlough staff, creating waves of requests for financial assistance. And we saw millions of normally office-based staff working from sequestered homes.…
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Dealing with legacy systems during the time of COVID - 19 mania

Dealing with legacy systems during the time of COVID – 19 mania

COVID – 19 It’s a fact of life that new shiny things are more interesting that old, dull things. And yet it’s the boring stuff that keeps the world working. Once the problems have been ironed out and technology just works, it’s a lot less interesting for innovators to “play” with. Over the decades thousands…
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Fintech Apps Offer Financial First Aid For Hardest-Hit Consumers

Fintech Apps Offer Financial First Aid For Hardest-Hit Consumers

FinTech – On March 18, 2020, a couple of days after New York City public schools closed due to the coronavirus, Jasmine Freeman Jones had to resign from her crossing-guard job to take care of her children. Her rent on her Brooklyn apartment was overdue, and she worried about her kids’ education. Although the city…
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COVID-19: A Call For Digital Transformation

COVID-19: A Call For Digital Transformation

The COVID-19 outbreak is a tragedy that will have widespread and long-lasting implications for humanity and our global economy. As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, more and more enterprises will miss their financial targets because of supply chain disruptions and dampened customer demand. It’s also unclear how long this pandemic will last,…
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