How the government is keeping hackers from disrupting coronavirus vaccine research

News provided by CyberScoop – Once the World Health Organization declared a pandemic, the Pentagon’s Defense Digital Service and the National Security Agency got to work on a behind-the-scenes protection mission for “Operation Warp Speed,” the U.S. government program responsible for producing 300 million coronavirus vaccine doses by January 2021.

While U.S. national security officials have long said there is a baseline of cyber-espionage actions that the U.S. can expect from foreign governments, no one should accept hackers stealing vaccine-related IP, said Gen. Keith Alexander, the former director of the NSA and founder of IronNet Cybersecurity.

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