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Mertoiu George B. (University of Iaşi, Romania), Mesnita Gabriela (University of Iaşi, Romania)
Global Crises and Cybersecurity Atacks - an Analysis During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Globalne kryzysy i ataki na cyberbezpieczeństwo - analiza podczas pandemii COVID-19
Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Oeconomia, 2021, R. 20, nr 4, s. 39-48, tab., rys., bibliogr. 36 poz.
Pandemia, COVID-19, Cyberbezpieczeństwo, Kryzys gospodarczy
Pandemic, COVID-19, Cybersecurity, Economic crisis
JEL Classification: F60, I30, L86
streszcz., summ.
Pandemia COVID-19 dotknęła wszystkie narody w różnych wymiarach - zarówno gospodarczym, jak i społecznym. Nowa normalność jako zachowania społeczne podyktowane nałożonymi ograniczeniami podtrzymała interakcje online, co umożliwiło zwiększenie zakresu cyberataków. Artykuł ma na celu analizę cyberataków przeprowadzanych podczas pandemii COVID-19, począwszy od serii wydarzeń międzynarodowych, takich jak kryzys w Wenezueli czy na Ukrainie. Częścią tego badania jest ilościowa analiza wyników uzyskanych z przeglądu zasobów bazy Scopus. W tej części, oprócz najważniejszych autorów i użytych słów kluczowych, starano się ustalić, czy kraje będące głównymi celami cyberataków są również zaangażowane w badanie cyberbezpieczeństwa podczas pandemii. Cyberataki są analizowane pod kątem motywacji i celów atakujących. Wskazano również kolejne kierunki badań w tym zakresie. (abstrakt oryginalny)

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all nations in various ways, both economically and especially socially. The new normality, as social behavior dictated by the restrictions imposed, sustained online interaction, a factor that allowed an increase in cyberattacks. This paper intends to analyze the cyberattacks conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, starting from a series of international events such as the crisis in Venezuela or Ukraine. A part of this study is a quantitative analysis of the results obtained from consulting the Scopus database. In this part, in addition to the most important authors and key words used, we aimed to find if the countries that are the main targets of cyberattacks are also involved in researching cybersecurity during pandemic. Cyberattacks are analyzed in terms of motivation and targets, aiming to identify possible solutions based on the modus operandi of attackers and what will be the next steps in the research. (original abstract)
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