It might be tempting to blame the record-high costs of data breaches on the COVID-19 pandemic alone. But dig deeper and a more nuanced picture emerges.
Phil has been an IT journalist for over 16 years. He started out as a reporter on UK enterprise IT title IT Week and then Computing in 2005 and moved up to the role of News Editor before leaving to pursue a freelance career. Since then, Phil has written for titles including The Register, where he worked as Asia correspondent from Hong Kong for over two years, MIT Technology Review, SC Magazine, and others. In addition to contributing to WeLiveSecurity, he also writes for InfoSecurity Magazine, IDG Connect and a range of other IT news and feature sites.