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Cyber Preparedness for Government Contractors: Opportunistic Hackers and the COVID-19 Pandemic

23 Mar 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted operations across the globe as government agencies and corporations grapple with the implications of remote work, workforce and workplace limitations, and employee health and safety. But while this worldwide crisis has introduced new complexities and challenges, it also has presented an opportunity for hackers seeking to capitalize on the pandemic to maximize the impact of cyber attacks on government and private sector infrastructure. We expect nation states’ and criminal groups’ activity to increase as they target newly vulnerable remote employees and IT teams distracted by the dramatic increase in usage.

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