While the international community is fighting Covid-19, a new challenge is emerging: how to defend against potential cyberattacks. Politicians, including in Greece, find themselves having to replace their face-to-face meetings with phone or video calls, writes George N. Tzogopoulos, Researcher of ELIAMEP in his article in the newspaper Kathimerini. Dr George Tzogopoulos points out that recent reports about hackers targeting Greek government websites have exposed weaknesses. The alert should be higher now that the Covid-19 crisis has broken out and well-equipped offices are not being used. Intercepted talks might even pose a national threat in a period of tensions in Greek-Turkish relations.

 

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