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COVID-19 Cyber Attacks Security Update Center

Your data security and compliance expert amid unprecedented challenges

We recognize that businesses everywhere are operating in uncharted territory. Amid the chaos and uncertainty, SecurityMetrics remains steadfast in our mission to help you close compliance gaps and prevent data breaches. With futures in question and crucial decisions to be made, a cyberattack is the last scenario a business owner wants to find themselves in.

In response to the added stresses businesses are facing, we have opened a free 24-hour cybersecurity advice hotline, available to any company that needs guidance on COVID-19 related cyber threats and attacks. 

Cybersecurity Hotline:

  • Worldwide: 801.995.6500
  • Toll-Free in US and Canada: 877.705.6074
  • UK: +44.20.3014.7831

“Whether a business is worried about protecting against phishing emails, maintaining data security compliance, or believes they are currently infected with malware, SecurityMetrics is available and ready to help. We want to do our part to protect business around the world from cyber attacks," says our CEO, Brad Caldwell.

Learn what you need to know about remote PCI DSS audits here. 

Resources to educate employees on COVID-19 cyber attacks and threats

We created this blog post to provide a central location for SecurityMetrics' COVID-19 security resources and content. Please check back regularly for additional updates and help. 

While it's difficult to know the true impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on data security and businesses in the long run, cyberattacks and phishing schemes are nothing new. New varieties of risk, threat, and vulnerability are popping up, but best practices remain the same. 

Additionally, conditions can change overnight, which is why the SecurityMetrics Security Operations Center (SOC) will be monitoring the cyber threat landscape and alerting customers to the most important developments.

These resources will help you and your workforce take steps to handle threats related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Understand COVID-19 cyber threats

[June Blog: Most Recent] COVID-19 Cybersecurity and Threats

[May Blog] Update: COVID-19 Cyber Threats and Attacks

[April Blog] COVID-19 Cyber Attacks: Threat Report and Best Practices

[Blog] COVID-19 Coronavirus Update from CEO Brad Caldwell

[Podcast] Effect of COVID-19 Crisis on Healthcare IT Security 

[Webinar] 2020 Forensic Data Breach Predictions

Train your workforce during COVID-19 security crisis

[Blog] Implementing PCI-Compliant Remote Workforce Remotely

[Podcast] How to Work from Home Securely

[White Paper] Securing Your Remote Desktop Connection 

[White Paper] 5 Tips to Train Your Workforce on Social Engineering

[Webinar] Multi-Factor Authentication

Review Your Data Security and Compliance 

SecurityMetrics 2020 Guide to PCI DSS Compliance

SecurityMetrics 2020 Guide to HIPAA Compliance

Reach out: SecurityMetrics is here for you

We hope these resources will support you through your data security and compliance needs throughout the COVID-19 crisis. As we know, hackers don’t stop for pandemics. A combination of increased attack surfaces and disruptions to everyday routines make the landscape ripe for myriad attacks and fraud schemes.

SecurityMetrics’ mission is to help merchants, service providers, and businesses of all kinds close gaps in compliance and avoid data breaches. If you have questions about PCI compliance or need a PCI Audit, please feel free to get in touch.

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