Due to the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic, cyber-attacks have seen a sharp upward curve this year – accelerating the increase that’s been occurring over the last five years. According to cybersecurity company Darktrace, malicious emails targeting home workers increased from 12% before the first UK lockdown to 60% just six weeks later. Such attacks often aren’t sophisticated, but we’ve seen a rise in more complex breaches, too. 18% of organisations reported a ransomware attack this year, and organized crime gangs are thought to have been responsible for 55% of all attacks. Regardless of current economic climate, it’s clear that attacks will continue to rise and evolve in sophistication throughout 2021 and beyond. Though plenty of businesses have been adopting new security solutions in recent times, they must also step up to the threat when it comes to internal policies and…