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E-virus ‘bigger threat’ than Covid
Performing chief telecommunications officer Clifford Bostic. (Image by Shanice King)

Cybersecurity points are a much bigger headache than COVID-19, says performing Chief Telecommunications Officer Clifford Bostic.

The featured speaker at yesterday’s closing ceremony for the Regional Safety System (RSS) Coaching Institute’s Restricted Radio Operator Course at Paragon Base, Christ Church, he mentioned hackers have been now a much bigger downside than ever as expertise progressed.

E-virus ‘bigger threat’ than Covid
Members within the closing ceremony for the Regional Safety System Coaching Institute’s Restricted Radio Operator Course at Paragon Base, Christ Church. (Image by Shanice King)

 

“As we go digital, as we go from paper-based [systems] to digital, as you join extra on the Web to conduct transactions, there’s one thing known as cybersecurity, which is a much bigger ache than COVID as a result of as we communicate there are a number of Authorities companies and small companies being attacked and typically when these assaults happen, we lose communications,” he mentioned.

Bostic mentioned one other explanation for loss to info and communications expertise and telecommunication methods was pure disasters, which might wipe out communications to total islands straight away.

He added that, in circumstances of hackers or disasters, it was vital to have another methodology of communication, which was the place the radio course got here in. (CA)

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