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How To Protect Yourself Against COVID-19 Related Cybercrime


Cybercrime is on the rise as threat actors exploit our increased reliance on digital networks during to the coronavirus health crisis. 

Lots of people are keeping in touch these days using video conferencing platform, Zoom. The platform   conveniently links groups of all sizes for everything from check-ins with the grandparents to  business meetings that are helping lots of people navigate the vagaries of working at home.

Last month, more than 200 million people participated in Zoom meetings.  But, is Zoom safe, and are there things we can do to make it safer? 

Plus, nearly one year after Baltimore's ransomware attack, how has the City addressed vulnerabilities in its digital infrastructure? 

Tina Williams-Koroma is a cyber security expert and the President and CEO of TCecure.  Baltimore Councilman Isaac “Yitzy”Schleifer co-chairs the city’s Cyber Security Committee.

Heard on today's show:  A word about some on-line concert options you might want to consider this weekend at An Die Musik, a music venue that for many years has presented top notch local and national talent. Tomorrow night,  Charmaine Nokuri and the Black Arts Society present a survey of Afro-centric music and poetry.  And on Sunday night, the great trumpeter Sean Jones teams-up with the vibes virtuoso Warren Wolf and bass player Jeff Reed for an evening of jazz.  

You can access the live stream here.  

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