Cyber security advice and guidance for research and development organizations during COVID-19.: D96-19/2020E-PDF

"To help address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, governments in Canada are investing millions of dollars into research and development related to combatting current and future outbreaks of COVID-19 and other similar threats. Cyber threat actors know that there is a lot of pressure on governments, the healthcare sector, and Canadian businesses and academic institutions to help slow the spread of COVID-19, and they are taking advantage of this pandemic to carry out malicious and fraudulent activities. In this case, cyber threat actors are targeting businesses and institutions involved in research and development, and they may even pose as a legitimate business to try to spread misinformation, obtain sensitive information, or gain funding"--Page [1].

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Department/Agency Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.
Title Cyber security advice and guidance for research and development organizations during COVID-19.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Avis et conseils en matière de cybersécurité à l’intention des organismes de recherche et de développement durant la pandémie de la Covid-19.
Title from caption.
Issued also in HTML format.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, [2020]
Description 1 online resource (1 unnumbered page)
Catalogue number
  • D96-19/2020E-PDF
Subject terms Computer security -- Canada.
Computer fraud -- Canada.
COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Canada.
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