WASHINGTON – As more and more military installations around the country move towards telework to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a growing concern about operational security. Military Times reports. Continue reading original article
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7 April 2020 -- During a force-wide town hall meeting Tuesday morning, Defense Secretary Mark Esper urged personnel to use proper cyber security hygiene, and be wary of emails from unknown origin that might include phishing or malware attempts.
Officials at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., have issued guidelines for how personnel should protect information during the coronavirus crisis.
It is an issue of increasing importance as the number of military personnel testing positive continues to spike. By March 133 service members had tested positive for COVID-19. There were 44 civilians, 35 dependents and 31 contractors also battling the virus, with 15 hospitalizations across the Defense Department and five recoveries.
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