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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.

Leveraging Practical Experiences to Reduce Cyber Risk in Remote Working Environments

A virtual roundtable discussion co-organized by UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research), the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), and the OAS (Organization of American States).

Who Should Participate? Any remote workers or online students concerned about their cybersecurity and cyber resilience in the new threat landscape after the emergence of COVID-19. A selection of global speakers from organizations and alliances, including the World Economic Forum, the Charter of Trust, and the Cyber Readiness Institute, together with UNITAR, GCA, and the OAS, will offer different perspectives on the issue and will guide the participants through practical solutions at their reach.

Phil Reitinger, GCA President and CEO (presenting)

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With an almost entirely remote workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cyber risks are increasing. People may be using their own devices at home which are harder for businesses to monitor, and cybercriminals may be taking advantage of this evolving landscape. Philip Reitinger, our President and CEO, spoke about how the pandemic is changing cybersecurity and offered tips for mitigating risks in a video by one of our partners, Agari – you can check it out here.

GCA is leading a coalition of nonprofits called Work From Home. Secure Your Business. in order to offer support to everyone who is suddenly forced to work remotely. Andy Bates, our Executive Director, UK, Middle East, and India, was interviewed by Tom Field, the Senior Vice President of Information Security Media Group. You can find the full interview here to hear more about how the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the threat landscape and about the long-term challenges of supporting a remote workforce.