Digitization makes processes faster and facilitates global business. Unfortunately, this also applies to criminal activities. That’s because data thieves and extortionists also benefit from digital progress. Emails and messengers, social networks, tools for digital collaboration, mobile access to data and, last but not least, millions of downloads every day — all of this offers hackers a constantly growing target for attack. Given the increasing reliance on digital systems, the World Economic Forum (WEF) now rates data theft and network sabotage as a serious threat to society. According to the WEF Global Risk Report, the spread of extortion ransomware alone increased by more than 430 percent worldwide in 2020.
Cyberattacks not only endanger the company's success — they also hinder innovation and progress. In an interconnected world, reliable data protection and network security are essential to a sustainable corporate culture. Körber is taking on corporate and social responsibility by means of its own Cyber Defense Center (CDC) and a multi-level security concept.