Local governments: The security effects of COVID-19
Has COVID-19 made local government less cyber secure?
From an outside perspective, response across IT and security operations at UK local governments to address COVID-19 appears to have been effective and successful.
However, Opinion Matters recently conducted a survey across UK public sector organizations which found:
- 43% of IT leaders believed their organization was less secure as a result of COVID-19
- 11% of local government respondents were aware of 11-15 data leaks happening in the past year
So, has COVID-19 made local governments more secure, or less? Read this article to find out.