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Cybersecurity Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Americas Society / Council of the Americas

April 24, 2020



The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the health, economic, political, and social systems around the world. Companies, government institutions, and the public in general, are moving towards a virtual reality which increasingly depends on digital tools. In this context, hackers and cyber attacks present serious threats, potentially impacting the safety of personal and financial information, as well as critical data from corporations and institutions.

AS/COA held an off-the-record conversation as part of its Tech Series for its corporate members focused on cybersecurity issues during the coronavirus pandemic.


  • Kate Black, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
  • Rick Ledgett, Senior Adviser, Hakluyt Cyber
  • Claudia L. Minzi, Executive Director, Cybersecurity and Technology Regional Lead for Latin America and Canada, JPMorgan Chase and Co.
  • Steve Liston, Senior Director, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)