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Bitdefender: The lasting impact of a global pandemic: How COVID-19 reshaped the cybersecurity landscape

16th September - 10:00 am - 11:00 am BST

Bitdefender: The lasting impact of a global pandemic: How COVID-19 reshaped the cybersecurity landscape

From phishing attacks with a healthcare twist to home router compromises, Covid-19-themed malware has surged in the past four months, threatening to disrupt efforts of IT departments to securely transition employees and processes to work-from-home setups.

While the world slowly starts to return to normal, the shifts in the cyberthreat landscape caused by pandemic-themed attacks techniques are expected to stay.

Join Global Cybersecurity Researcher Liviu Arsene and Senior Manager for Integrated Solutions Andra Cazacu to discover what researchers have learned over the past four months, and how you can strengthen your cybersecurity posture as attackers continue using pandemic tactics for the rest of 2020.

Attend this live interactive session to learn:

  • How hackers took advantage of the global panic and focused on critical verticals;
  • What new attack methods appeared as employees abruptly transitioned to work from home;
  • Which critical technologies you need to deploy as your employee’s devices are used remotely, to protect your company’s data and infrastructure against pandemic-fuelled attacks.

Speaker Bios
Liviu Arsene
Liviu Arsene is a Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender, with a strong background in security and technology. Researching global trends and developments in cybersecurity, he focuses on advanced persistent threats and security incidents while assessing their impact in critical public and private business infrastructures. His passions revolve around innovative technologies and gadgets, focusing on their security applications and long-term strategic impact.

Andra Cazacu
Andra Cazacu, PMC Level III Certified, AltMBA Alumni, is leading the enterprise integrated solutions team and analyst relations at Bitdefender. As a senior security expert with a mix background of technology and product marketing, her focus for the past 10 years has been to explore how companies anticipate and prevent breaches, through the adoption emerging technologies, key partnerships between security and virtualization providers, as well as public and private sector collaborations.


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16th September
10:00 am - 11:00 am BST
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