Cyber Attacks Review: we protect pharmaceutical companies

25 May 2020

In its fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has drawn up a list of the 76 projects currently underway for the development of a vaccine. On the one hand, this should provide a clearer picture of the situation and a more efficient exchange of information. However, on the other hand, it potentially exposes these companies to greater media profile, which could consequently attract the wrong type of interest, from state-sponsored or for-profit individuals and groups of cyber attackers.

This is exactly what happened to an important pharmaceutical company, recently hit by a ransomware attack. The pharmaceutical sector, which is often a target for those conducting malicious computer activities, is at heightened risk during the pandemic, arising from the focused interest of hackers and collectives. 

It is a situation that must be comprehensively evaluated and addressed. This issue is precisely the focus of the first issue of Leonardo’s Cyber Attacks Review.

Let’s see the report

For more information: cyberandsecurity@leonardocompany.com

 

 

Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to stay updated on the initiatives that Leonardo is putting in place in support of those who are working to contain the contagion from Covid-19.