US companies, government brace from cyberattacks from Iran

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 4:25pm

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Prepare for cyberattacks from Iran. That's the message coming from the US government, which expects retaliation from Iran over last week's airstrike that killed one of Iran's top military figures, Qasem Soleimani. On Monday, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency — a division in the Department of Homeland Security — issued guidelines on how US companies and other potential targets can prepare for cyberattacks. Host Marco Werman speaks with The World's Lydia Emmanouilidou.