COVID - 19 pandemic causes by far the largest-ever cyber security threat to the region and world

Regional Cooperation Council

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash
Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

On 6 April, Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) hosted an online consultative meeting of South East Europe National Security Authorities (SEENSA) participants, in order to set the course for the implementation of planned activities in light of the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as to discuss the potential role of the platform in managing and mitigating the related security threats.

“The current crisis should also serve as an opportunity to exchange views aiming to redesign our work to better respond to the current regional security challenges but also to those security threats expected as a consequence of COVID - 19 pandemic, which is by far the largest-ever cyber security threat.”, said Amer Kapetanovic, Head of the Political department at the RCC. He added concluding “it is fundamental for the relevant authorities to reinforce legislative and technical actions to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to respond to such attacks.”

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