Cryptocurrency Fraud , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

ISMG Editors: Implications of the Russia-Ukraine Hybrid War

Also: Former CISA Director’s Tough Message and Cryptocurrency Trends
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tony Morbin, Cal Harrison and Mathew Schwartz

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how 51 different threat groups active in the Russia-Ukraine cyberwar are spilling over into dozens of other countries, the former CISA director’s somber message to vendors, the U.S. government and software developers at this year's Black Hat Conference, and how the cryptocurrency landscape is changing.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tony Morbin, executive news editor, EU; Cal Harrison, editorial director, ISMG; and Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe - discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with Victor Zhora, the deputy head of Ukraine's State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection, who shares lessons learned from countering Russia's cyberattack strategies, plus how multiple threat groups are expanding attacks against other nations;
  • How former CISA director Chris Krebs kicked off Black Hat Conference 2022 with a warning that things are going to get worse before they get better and called for vendors to abandon the “Band-Aid” approach to security;
  • An analysis of cryptocurrency-based crime trends, as well as how regulators are responding.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Aug. 12 edition analyzing the Twilio breach and the Aug. 19 edition discussing how the plot thickens for crypto mixer Tornado Cash.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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