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Information sharing on cyber-security issues at

Innovative response

The Austrian government has created a security platform that regularly publishes reports and news articles on the topic of Corona virus.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

An overview of articles concerned with relevant security topics (e.g. home office, cybercrime, video conferencing) in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and digitization is available.

Organisations/institutions involved

Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, Secure Information Technology Center – Austria (A-SIT)

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government

Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)

Date Submitted:

7 May 2020