Costa Rica Cyber Attack

06.2022 . Spotlight

Conti's Attack Against Costa Rica Sparks a New Ransomware Era

A series of targeted ransomware cyber attacks paralysed parts of Costa Rica – and rewrote the rules of cybercrime. The hacking spree is the first known instance of a hacker group targeting specifically a government. What can countries do to build resilience against these attacks? 

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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Cyber Resilience in the Supply Chain

06.2022 . Spotlight

Stopping the domino effect: Cyber resilience in the supply chain

Supply chains are the connecting tissue between companies, industries, and even countries. Disruption in these supply chains can lead to bullwhip effects, travelling up or downstream, leading to shortages and bottlenecks. How can companies improve the cyber resilience in their supply chains?

BY Mark Malecki and Robert Hannigan

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Quest for Cyber Resilience

06.2022 . Spotlight

The Quest For Resilience

Some companies that used to be shining stars no longer exist. Think about Kodak, Blackberry, or Nokia. Other companies have weathered the test of time and survived and thrived through the most turbulent times; think about Lloyd’s, which has grown for over 330 years to become the world’s largest insurance market. But how can companies achieve strategic resilience and longevity?

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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Interconnected world

05.2022 . Spotlight

Sophos 2022 Threat Report: Interrelated Threats Target an Interdependent World

The cyber threat landscape is constantly changing and evolving. What are the five trends security company Sophos identifies that will shape the cybersecurity landscape?

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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Measuring cyber risk Light

05.2022 . Spotlight

Cyber Risk Quantified. Cyber Risk Managed.

Cyber risk quantification seems to be the silver bullet for many problems of cybersecurity leaders. But how widely adopted is it?

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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Balancing Risk

05.2022 . Spotlight

Managing Risk and Resilience

Some crisis events cannot be adequately addressed with risk management. To cope with these risks, organisations should invest in building resilience capabilities.

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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Norsk Hydro

04.2022 . Spotlight

How a ransomware attack cost one firm £45m

What would you do if every laptop, computer, and server in your office and production plant were disabled by ransomware? That happened to one of the largest aluminium producers, Norsk Hydro.

BY Dr. Manuel Hepfer

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