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Socioeconomic status and cyber: the new ‘digital divide’

September 2, 2020
A deserted Main Street in Illinois represents the economic challenges small businesses and municipalities have faced since the COVID outbreak. Organizations in economically struggling communities also face cybersecurity challenges, experts say. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Wendy Nather, Cisco

“Poor communities are more at risk. For real."

Michael Hamilton, CISO, CI Security
An IT specialist works on a computer with the operating system Linux. (Photo by Jan Woitas/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Barclay College, located in Haviland, Kansas, is a member of the Kansas Independent College Association. Some of the member colleges have just one IT person, said the association's CISO.
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