Analysis & Insights

Cybersecurity for Organisations in 2020: Threats, Trends & Mitigation


Learn about the threats and trends observed by Ensign InfoSecurity in 2020, as well as suggestions on how to mitigate them.

The cybersecurity landscape has become even more daunting in 2020, with events in the recent months posing numerous challenges for organisations. Escalating political tensions, increasing healthcare concerns with COVID-19, and accelerated digitalisation efforts to support remote work and contactless transactions have dramatically transformed digital attack surfaces, impacting technology transformation processes. 

Prepared by Teo Xiang Zheng, Head of Advisory, Ensign Consulting, this report aims to provide insights into the threats and trends observed by Ensign InfoSecurity in the global cyber environment 2020. These include an increase in threat actor activities, incidents of compromise due to expanding digital attack surface, exploitation of the COVID-19 situation and cyber supply chain, as well as threat actor attention paid to contact tracing solutions.

Highlights of the report include:

  • Summary of the observed threats and trends
  • Cybersecurity implications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Suggestions on how to mitigate the threats