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As the world continues to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, different forms of cyberattacks have been targeting what is now a largely remote workforce. Philip Reitinger, our President and CEO, was interviewed by Voice of America’s Russian Service about cybersecurity concerns during this time, changes to our working and living models, and simple tips for everyone, from small businesses to their employees. You can read the full interview here — an option for Google Translate should pop up if you’re reading it in English.

Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election targeted both our election infrastructure and our confidence in the voting process. Now, amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, securing the upcoming 2020 election includes concerns about mail-in ballots in addition to cyberattacks. Megan Stifel, GCA’s Executive Director, Americas, offered insight into these issues in an article in Voice of America’s Russian Service. You can read the full article here — and if you’re reading it in English, an option for Google Translate should pop up.

On Tuesday, October 20th winners of CYBERTACOS’ second annual Cybersecurity Impact Awards will be recognized at a reception held in Washington, D.C. from 5:00PM – 6:00PM ET. Philip Reitinger, our President and CEO, is a judge for the awards which recognize regional companies for their innovation and leadership within the cybersecurity industry. You can visit the event page here to learn more.

Thursday, May 21st is “I Need a Patch for That” day, and the Global Cyber Alliance (@GlobalCyberAlln) will be hosting a Twitter chat with some of our Work From Home coalition partners – the Cyber Readiness Institute (@Cyber_Readiness), the Basque Cybersecurity Centre (@basquecscentre), and the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (@SBRC_Scotland).

Join the discussion at #GCAchat, 10:00 AM ET/3 PM BST/4 PM CEST, and learn more about resources to aid businesses working from home!