While the international community is fighting Covid-19, a new challenge is emerging: how to combat potential cyber-attacks. Politicians, including those in Greece, find themselves having to replace their face-to-face meetings with phone or video calls, writes George N. Tzogopoulos, Research Fellow at ELIAMEP, in his article for the newspaper Kathimerini. Tzogopoulos discusses how recent reports about hackers targeting Greek government websites have exposed weaknesses. The level of alarm should be higher now that the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis has left well-equipped offices unused and empty. Intercepted discussions might even pose a national threat during this tense period in Greek-Turkish relations.
You can read the article in English here.