Cyber insurance and cyber war

I already devoted some space  to cyber insurance. Since then, the situation evolved. Oh no, cyber insuranceCyber insurers have a big problem: it is unclear how to “assess” the risk. Some events might be especially tricky. This means a lot of risk to the insurers. They are, for example, concerned…

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The Risk of Cyberattacks on Weapons Systems

We often hear about cyberattacks, cyber operations, and malware infections that target computer systems or smartphones. Attacks against civilian infrastructure facilities such as hospitals, water sanitation systems, and the energy sector similarly get a lot of airtime. But there is another type of high stakes system that gets much less…

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Updated Russian technology policy relating to cybersecurity - Cyber Agency to reconcile cyber conflicts?

Russia just released an interesting strategic document concerning “information security” (in their nomenclature this includes cybersecurity and more) with a view to “determine the main threats to international information security”, it supposedly complements the doctrine of information security, and more. I'll go through a few points below. Unlike some documents…

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