On the heels of IBM's discovery that hackers had targeted the cold storage supply chain for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Eli Lilly Chief Information Security Officer Meredith Harper said her main worry is that those supporting the vaccine rollout don't recognize the risk.

"My biggest concern is their being aware that they are a target," said Harper Thursday at the Aspen Cyber Summit, on a panel moderated by NPR's Diana Temple Raston.

Harper was not referring to any specific supplier. But at the same panel, FBI assistant director for cyber readiness, outreach and intelligence, Tonya Ugoretz, said the bureau observed nation-state actors attempting to intercede in the COVID-19 vaccine operations at all levels using multiple types of attacks.

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