CYBERSECURITY AND PRIVACY WITH FRANCESCA BOSCO: COMING CHALLENGES


Coming challenges

Francesca Bosco, UNICRI Programme Officer, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, talks about malware, cyberconflicts and the need for a convention on cyberspace.

Umberto Baricordi

In response to George Waters

Cyber-security isn’t just an issue of time and resource for organizations; it can also be one of cost. Indeed, according to Gartner, cyber security will cost businesses $96 billion in 2018.

In addition, organizations are having to respond to increasing customer awareness about the value of their data growing pressure to not only keep it safe from malicious attack, but also use it responsibly, and not exploit it in the way organizations such as Cambridge Analytica have been accused of.

George Waters

In response to Hanka Lasek

As such, the term ‘know your enemy is key’. From phishing, spear-phishing and whaling, ransomware and malware, to ghostware, blastware and DDoS, keeping on top of threats is increasingly difficult – especially because as soon as a solution to one issue is found, another version pops up.

Cyber-security isn’t just an issue of time and resource for organizations; it can also be one of cost. Indeed, according to Gartner, cyber security will cost businesses $96 billion in 2018.

Hanka Lasek

As such, the term ‘know your enemy is key’. From phishing, spear-phishing and whaling, ransomware and malware, to ghostware, blastware and DDoS, keeping on top of threats is increasingly difficult – especially because as soon as a solution to one issue is found, another version pops up.

Jamyang Khachaturyan

When it comes to cyber security and data privacy, there are almost endless scenarios to consider. While cyber-attacks and breaches are often referred to in the same way, there are actually many different types of threat, that all access and attack systems in various ways. Added to this, they are all constantly evolving to stay one step ahead of attempts to thwart them.

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