Cyber warfare is on the rise.
Cyber attacks are moving from data breaches and financial fraud to attacks on physical systems. This includes elements of cyber warfare towards national infrastructures of nation states or organizations that are closely linked to nation states.
- Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz wrote, “War is a mere continuation of politics by other means.”
- Author Dick Selwood reports on the System Safety and Cyber Security conference.
- The role of the GCHQ (UK’s NSA) is to “act as a bridge between industry and government, providing a unified source of advice and support on cyber security.”
“After an Austrian supplier to the aerospace industry lost $59 million to a “fake president” attack, where an employee was fooled into transferring funds to a fake bank account, the aerospace companies are looking again at the security of their systems, where suppliers are closely linked to manufacturers’ IT systems to share information.”
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