What Industries Will Boom Post COVID-19?

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Here are the few sectors that will boom post-COVID-19:

Virtual meeting providers

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Some of the online-based platforms that have brought a component of normality into our work-from-home lives. They are offering businesses an area to host virtual meetings. Zoom is one among those companies that have boomed during the crisis, and it’s seen its stock price surge by quite 100% in two months.

Cyber Security

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Cybersecurity is always big business. But an increasing dependency on digital tools such as virtual meeting platforms means that our data is more vulnerable to hacking than ever before. Coronavirus has proven to be one of the biggest threats to cybersecurity, Many attackers are using the names and logos of trusted institutions such as the World Health Organization (WHO) to get users to click on dangerous links, according to cybersecurity company Proofpoint.

E-learning Resources

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Many parents have had to become teachers overnight as schools across the world have shut, and online learning resources have boomed in response. The restrictions put in place as a result of the coronavirus have forced the education system to move online. Now that the initial step has been taken it’s possible that the traditional classroom will be altered post-pandemic and e-learning will continue to grow even once schools reopen.

Online Fitness

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Many fitness fanatics are going to be wanting to revisit to the gym after months of compressing a workout into their front room. Those who have bought at-home fitness equipment are likely to want to make the most of the investment too. The science behind habit formation suggests that exercising regularly over a prolonged period of time – on average between one to two months –will build it into a habit, and so by the top of lockdown home fitness fans could continue their pandemic workout plans.

Video Games

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The coronavirus pandemic has offered existing gamers plenty of time to hone their skills. It gave the opportunity for non-gamers to see what all the fuss is about. Similarly, Twitch has seen a 10% increase in its global usage in the same month, according to gamingindustry.biz. Video games sales are definitely on the rise thanks to the pandemic. So it’s possible that gamers may find it difficult to shake the habit post-COVID-19.

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