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The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack: views from various cyber security experts

Over the weekend of 8th-9th May 2021, a cyber criminal group took one of the largest US fuel pipelines offline with a ransomware attack against the operator Colonial Pipeline. Cyber attacks on critical infrastructure have been on the risk registers of many nations and organizations and this attack shows how potentially damaging such incidents can be. In this article various cyber security experts give their thoughts on the attack…

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Tips for creating a cyber security risk assessment

While most organizations have been conducting regular risk assessments in traditional areas for many years, cyber risk assessments are still in their infancy for many. Here Barry O'Donnell offers some tips to ensure that there are no gaps in your cyber risk assessments.

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