Tag Archives: Cyber-Strategy

Are the directors on-board the cyber security train?

Cybersecurity is no longer the sole responsibility of the technical people, or even the CIO. Following the Target breach (where immense pressure was placed to replace most of the board members after the breach), and board members of Target and Wyndham Worldwide (hotel chain) face derivative lawsuit related to the data breaches. Recent survey reveal

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Managing the Cyber risk to the global shipping industry Part II

This post is the complements the first part: http://www.cytegic.com/Blog/?p=134 Threats to cargo handling systems and terminal operation systems (TOS) On October 16, 2013, Europol announced it had exposed a network of drug traffickers who recruited hackers to breach IT systems in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The purpose of the breach was to allow hackers to access

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Assets: Fundamental Target of Cyber Attacks; Fundamental Subject of Cyber Defenses

Modern businesses have whether by intent or practice always held the concept of “return” as a motivating objective and a raison d’etre.  Capitalism functions via the judicious allocation of “capital” as an investment base to generate returns.  Returns increase the value and number of assets which can be converted to more capital and the return

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For Every Action There Is a Cyber-Reaction

In recent years, it has become a known fact, that if a country or its government performs actions which may be perceived as ‘provocative’, it automatically becomes a viable target for hackers, and specifically Hacktivists. Cyber-reactions have become the norm when it comes to military operations, campaigns and even tensions between countries – for example,

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