Defence: Waking up to cyber-attack threats in all walks of life

The world relies on computers everywhere (photo:dpa)
The world relies on computers everywhere (photo:dpa)

Cyber-attacks are a major threat to industry and government and are costing billions of euros worldwide. They threaten the security of all we do as the world depends more on IT for almost everything. GIS expert Dr Frank Umbach gives a special report on the threats and what steps we must take to protect our future.

CYBER-ATTACKS are ‘probably the most to be feared’ among all threats to Europe’s energy supply and critical energy infrastructure, according to European officials and Western security experts.


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