Cyber Attack

Destabilisation – the Kremlin agenda

KCS Group Europe has long talked about Russia’s attempts to infiltrate the governments of its border countries, many of which were once part of the USSR. We’ve seen issues in the Baltics, with politicians and individuals attempting to generate resistance to the current elected government by building opposition parties, all instigated and paid for by …

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Russia: a difficult bear to lure

The laziness of hackers is making them smarter. Technological advance is offering new techniques to malign actors and honeypots provide the opportunity to observe how hackers operate. In new types of attack the “dirty work” is carried out by the machine drastically cutting human involvement and time. What it is worrying is not only that …

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The cyber threat: a matter of compliance

2018 is the year of cyber. In spring two important pieces of EU legislation will come into force: the Network Information System (NIS) Directive and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Failure to comply with the requirements will impose heavy fines on businesses. Therefore, the government is stepping up against the cyber threat in legal …

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Football Cyber

Play Up, Play Up, And Play The Great Game

The drones of today can be applied to many purposes. Surveillance footage of a suspected terrorist hideout? Certainly. Delivery of online shopping purchases? If you like. Finding out whether the big game formation will be 4-4-2 again? Hang about… At the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, headlines were briefly made when the French national team …

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humans are often the weakest link in cyber security

Hide and Seek

It has been well reported that the human factor is often the weakest link in cyber security. Even the most advanced systems are susceptible to human error. According to Kaspersky, which utilised the B2B international market research company to scrutinise 5,000 companies across the globe, the results stated that “Fifty-two percent of businesses admit that …

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