IT Risk and Resilience—Cybersecurity Response to COVID-19
The COVID-19 epidemic impacted IT [primarily] positively, benefiting IT industry and IT professionals and serving public goods.” Their article, “IT Risk and Resilience—Cybersecurity Response to COVID-19,” notes that the pandemic has raised some important issues as well, such as “increased and novel cybersecurity threats and risks, performance issues due to significantly increased workload, and business continuity. This paper highlights the National Institute of Standards (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) as an operational model for managing the COVID-19 disruption to information technology (IT) services.
THE Rapid and worldwide spread of the corona virus and its illness known as COVID-19 has made huge impact on almost everything has taken us all by surprise. We all are now experiencing a major unprecedented and unexpected global public health crisis. This pandemic has also triggered huge social upheavals, disrupted almost every industry, and impacted the life and work of everyone in almost every country. Businesses and educational institutions are closed, many employees are forced to work from their homes, supply chains have been disturbed, people are being required to self-isolate, and most travel, in-person meetings, and conventions have been banned. These disruptions could continue for months, and the resulting economic, business, and social impact will last for years.