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Third European Cybersecurity Forum

Sean Kanuck delivers Keynote at CYBERSEC 2017

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    IISS Cyber Report: 9 to 15 November

    16 November 2017.  UK prime minister accuses Russia of cyber-espionage; NATO commits to improving cyber defence; US fears surveillance by Chinese-made CCTVs.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 2 to 8 November

    09 November 2017.  China trains youths in counter-intelligence; encryption protects Texas shooter’s phone; US ‘hack back’ legislation could lead to cyber war, warns expert.

  • IISS Voices

    Cyber attacks: fight the disease, not the symptom

    08 November 2017.  Cyber security company Kaspersky Lab’s links to the Russian government prompted a hearing at the House of Representatives. Those giving evidence included IISS Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security Sean Kanuck – who says politicians and businesses should focus on cyber attackers themselves, rather than the methods they use.  

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 26 October to 1 November

    02 November 2017.  North Korea steals warship blueprint from South; Cyber attacks an act of war, according to EU draft paper; New York Times now available on dark web.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 19 to 25 October

    26 October 2017.  President Xi promises tougher censorship at party congress; Catalan hackers target Spanish high court; Canadian army hires offensive cyber operators.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 12 to 18 October

    19 October 2017.  Russia weighs up cryptocurrency regulation, China limits social media during party congress, hackers disrupt Swedish trains.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 5 to 11 October

    13 October 2017.  US–China dialogue; Poland set to recruit cyber soldiers; UK will jail viewers of extremist content.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 28 September to 4 October

    04 October 2017.  Beijing’s ‘Great Firewall’ ahead of communist party congress; US military targets North Korean hackers; Russia offers internet lifeline to North Korea.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 21 to 27 September

    27 September 2017.  Denmark appoints world’s first digital ambassador; Canyon Bridge buys UK chipmaker; cyber attacks from Iran predicted to rise if nuclear deal collapses.

  • IISS Voices

    IISS Cyber Report: 14 to 20 September

    21 September 2017.  Germany sets up new cyber spook agency; Saudi Arabia lifts ban on internet calling apps; Facebook silences Rohingya refugees by deleting accounts.

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