Cyber Threats: A Perfect Storm to Hit Europe
The cyber risk landscape is changing dramatically, as three key elements threaten to converge on the continent in a perfect storm, according to Cyber Threats: A Perfect Storm to Hit Europe?
The report, created by Marsh & McLennan Companies and FireEye, outlines emerging threats and recommend tangible steps for businesses and governments across Europe to enhance their ability to prepare for and recover from cyber-attacks.
The key areas discussed in-depth in the report are:
- A dramatically changing cyber threat landscape in Europe, with the focus shifting to critical infrastructure attacks and attacks against political parties and electoral systems.
- Changes to the cyber regulation landscape, with the impending implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), designed to impose significant new obligations on industry and its handling of personal data.
- Business preparedness will come into question like never before, as leadership will be pressed to address concerns from data protection authorities, supervisory boards, and journalists.
The report also provides data on which countries and industries are most likely to be attacked by hackers.