Bernard Montel looks back at 2021: a year of turbulence in cyber risk – from lockdown to Log4Shell
Last year ended as abruptly as it started: January saw a surprise lockdown and return to remote working, bringing added risks in cybersecurity. Businesses readopted with fervour the cloud systems that had seen them through 2020, while still working to comprehend and address the risks this move had introduced. And, after a year of patching problems, 105 zero-day vulnerabilities and a surge in ransomware attacks, Christmas provided no respite as Log4Shell shook the industry . . .