The Bank of Valletta (Malta) has deliberately shut down all functions to mitigate the effects of a cyberattack. As the Times of Malta reports: “Bank of Valletta shut down all its operations on Wednesday [the […]
The HERMENEUT project launched two Cyber-Policy Labs aimed at bringing together key sectoral stakeholders tackling cyber risk for an exchange of views on creating the best future policy environment to help combat current and emerging cyber threats.
Cybertech is the cyber industry’s foremost B2B networking platform conducting industry-related events all around the globe, the go-to place to learn all about the latest technological innovations, threats, and solutions to combating threats within the […]
The relevance of training as a soft mitigation measure: why the existing Capability Maturity Models are not adequately addressing the issue
Training, or better cyber training, of people in the organisations is a soft mitigation countermeasure useful to reduce the cyber risk. Cyber training has some unique characteristics versus training that need a broader discussion. It is […]
How can I protect my personal data easily and effectively against access by cybercriminals?
Digital blackmail, data theft by social engineering, identity theft and password theft by phishing, as well as mass remote control of computers (so-called botnets) […]
Today, the elusiveness of targeted attacks (TAs) and the number of evasion tactics exploited by the ongoing cyberattacks are so significant that monolithic defence strategies are not efficient anymore. Successful attacks are built to stay […]
Economic assessment of intangible assets is a topic still open to investigation for the research community. And a relevant one, considering that cyberattacks are targeting more and more a company’s intangible assets (i.e. invisible, yet pervasive resources of […]
EU policy initiatives in the field of cybersecurity, but also in the broader context of a secure interconnected digital world, have grown exponentially over the past few years. Taking into account the rapid escalation of cyber-attacks and increasing […]
Today, a huge amount of our daily activities is supported by information exchange. Unfortunately, this information represents a top income to cyber-criminals. Cyber threats are increasing, especially among Intellectual Property intensive industries, putting at risk not only data, […]
Today, cybercrime is the main risk factor for companies worldwide. In 2016 only, Italy suffered economic damage resulting from cyber-attacks for around 10 billion euros. And the situation isn’t much better in the USA, with an average annual […]
On the 13th of September, the European Commission and the Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy have launched a package on cybersecurity strategy, consisting of several Communications […]