Online security

Upcoming invasion? Russian cyber activity in Ukraine intensifies


The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report presents an analysis of the recent increase in Russian cyber interference in the Ukrainian government and civilian networks, the impact of Chinese privacy law and the fight against cybercrime linked to crypto-currencies.

In this report you will hear (click on the player below the image to listen):

  • ISMG’s Mathew Schwartz explains how cybersecurity experts warn that an increasing pace of Russian intelligence and disinformation operations suggests a prelude to an invasion of eastern Ukraine;
  • Attorney Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP described the impact of China’s new data privacy law on multinational corporations;
  • ISMG’s Mathew Schwartz shares takeaways from an interview with Ari Redbord of TRM Labs on how cryptocurrency is used as a criminal payment method – and what government and law enforcement agencies law do to mitigate the risk.

The ISMG Safety Report appears on this website and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don’t miss the December 24 and 31 editions, which respectively cover the most recent developments in the Log4j security breach crisis and interview highlights from 2021.

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