Cybersecurity: How closing the skills gap can improve resilience and support a workforce in transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Fortinet As 2023 begins, the world’s economy is under tremendous stress. Central banks are raising interest rates in an attempt to curb global inflation, and the biggest European […]

Why we need global rules to crack down on cybercrime

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert Muggah, Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute, Mac Margolis, Washington Post Columnist and Associate, Igarapé Institute Cybercrime is high on the agenda of nation states, corporations and international organizations everywhere. As the forthcoming 2023 Global Risk Report […]

Business leaders and cyber experts can defeat online threats – but only if they work together

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dr José Viñals, Group Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank, Darren Argyle, Group Chief Information Security Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Against a backdrop of escalating geopolitical tensions, the rise of hybrid working and the demand from employees to stay connected […]

From stricter reporting rules to a new cyber threat hub, the EU is upgrading its cybersecurity law

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum, Filipe Beato, Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum The European Union is set to make major upgrades to its bloc-wide cybersecurity framework for the first time in years. In November, the […]

To fill the cybersecurity skills gap, the sector needs to boost diversity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Renée Tarun, Deputy CISO/Vice President Information Security, Fortinet In the cybersecurity industry, there are currently two major issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible: first, the global cybersecurity skills gap; and second, the lack of […]

Why ‘fire drills’ are key for cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum, Abhinav Chugh, Content and Partnerships Lead, Expert Network and Content Partners, World Economic Forum Industry experts are urging organizations across sectors to prepare for cyber attacks. The call to action comes […]

Cybersecurity: Parliament adopts new law to strengthen EU-wide resilience

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Rules requiring EU countries to meet stricter supervisory and enforcement measures and harmonise their sanctions were approved by MEPs on Thursday. The legislation, already agreed between MEPs and the Council in May, will set tighter cybersecurity obligations for risk management, reporting obligations and information […]

Here’s what regulators will want boards to know about cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christopher Hetner, Special Advisor for Cyber Risk, NACD, John Frazzini, Board Member, Internet Security Alliance – ISA New United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rulemaking makes cyber risk reporting and business resilience planning a key component of […]

Beyond supply and demand: Addressing the multidimensional workforce gaps in cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dr Mamello Thinyane, Senior Research Adviser, United Nations University Institute in Macau, Debora Christine, Project Manager for Data Policy and Governance, Tifa Foundation, Keith Detros, Programme Lead, Tech For Good Institute The global cybersecurity workforce gap – the […]

Enhancing cybersecurity and protection of EU infrastructure is vital, say MEPs

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. In a plenary debate with Commission Vice-President Schinas, MEPs demanded more EU ambition in cybersecurity and in protecting critical infrastructure. They argued that the recent Nord Stream incident has revealed the fragility of the EU’s infrastructure, and emphasised the danger of cyberattacks, pointing to […]

4 ways to incorporate cyber resilience in your business

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Joe Nocera, Cyber and Privacy Innovation Institute Leader, PwC US Cybersecurity is a major concern for all organizations and collaboration is key to effectively tackle this threat. A report on Cyber Governance by the World Economic Forum, PwC, […]

Cybersecurity of 5G networks: EU publishes report on the security of Open RAN

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, EU Member States, with the support of the European Commission and ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the cybersecurity of Open RAN. This new type of 5G network architecture will in the coming years provide an alternative way of […]

3 ways artificial intelligence could boost your cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Natasa Perucica, Research and Analysis Specialist, Cybersecurity Industry Solutions, World Economic Forum & Dmitry Samartsev, Chief Executive Officer, BI.ZONE Cybersecurity issues are widely seen as the greatest risk to company growth in the next three years. There is […]

In a quantum future, our economy needs to be protected. A cybersecurity expert explains why 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Abhinav Chugh, Acting Content and Partnerships Lead, World Economic Forum The dawn of the quantum computing age brings with it many potential new risks – including those related to security. Government agencies and industry groups have expressed a […]

Commission strengthens cybersecurity of wireless devices and products

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission has taken action to improve the cybersecurity of wireless devices available on the European market. As mobile phones, smart watches, fitness trackers and wireless toys are more and more present in our everyday life, cyber threats pose a growing risk for […]

Cybersecurity: MEPs strengthen EU-wide requirements against threats

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The new draft law would set tighter cybersecurity obligations in terms of risk management, reporting obligations and information sharing. According to the legislative text adopted on Thursday by the Industry Committee, EU countries would have to meet stricter supervisory and enforcement measures, and harmonise […]

5 ways Digital Transformation Officers can make cybersecurity a top priority

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dmitry Samartsev, Chief Executive Officer, BI.ZONE & Daniel Dobrygowski, Head of Governance and Trust, World Economic Forum • As digital transformation of business picks up speed, cybersecurity increases in importance. • Digital Transformation Officers must build cybersecurity into […]

A robust cybersecurity culture is critical to the energy industry’s resilience. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Øyvind Eriksen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aker & John Markus Lervik, Chief Executive Officer, Cognite & Karl Johnny Hersvik, Chief Executive Officer, Aker BP ASA The scale and impact of cyber attacks is rising exponentially due to […]

The role of the cyber leader in building secure and resilient digital ecosystems

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dmitry Samartsev, Chief Executive Officer, BI.ZONE Cyber risks are on the rise – and companies and organisations around the world need to be prepared. Cyber leaders should have a mastery of risk management and an ability to speak […]

EU Cybersecurity: Commission proposes a Joint Cyber Unit to step up response to large-scale security incidents

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is today laying out a vision to build a new Joint Cyber Unit to tackle the rising number of serious cyber incidents impacting public services, as well as the life of businesses and citizens across the European Union. Advanced and coordinated responses […]

To make it cybersecure, CEOs must truly get to know their business

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Joyce, Principal, Global and US Cybersecurity, Privacy & Forensics Leader, PwC US & Joe Nocera, Cyber and Privacy Innovation Institute Leader, PwC US & Richard Horne, Cyber Security Chair, Risk and Quality Partner , PwC UK • […]

The US pipeline attack shows the energy sector must act now on cybersecurity. Here are 6 ways how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Leo Simonovich, Vice President and Global Head, Industrial Cyber and Digital Security, Siemens Energy & Filipe Beato Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum • The recent ransomware attack on a major US pipeline owner outlines the vulnerability […]

Cybersecurity has much to learn from industrial safety planning

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Robert M Lee, CEO, Dragos • Safety engineering practices can be readily applied to cybersecurity. • Developing safety ‘scenarios’ helps build a more comprehensive response to cyberthreats. • Scenarios are also useful for communicating cybersecurity best practice to […]

Cybersecurity isn’t just for your company – it applies to your ecosystem too. Here are 3 ways to hardwire it in

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dmitry Samartsev, Chief Executive Officer, BI.ZONE • Business ecosystems are reaching global scale, exposing companies to massive losses for cybersecurity breaches. • Thinking about cybersecurity early is mandatory for any innovation-focused company. • Cybersecurity training can dramatically increased […]

We need to rethink cybersecurity for a post-pandemic world. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Leonardas Marozas, Security Research Lab Manager, CUJO AI The pandemic has created a new set of opportunities for cybercriminals. From remote working to phishing scams, we need to rethink our approach to cybersecurity across the board. Here are […]

The Great Reset requires FinTechs – and FinTechs require a common approach to cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Seán Doyle, Project Lead, Industry Solutions, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum Financial Technology (FinTech) providers are key to the structural enhancement of financial services during the Great Reset. Cybersecurity is critical to ensuring consumers and businesses can […]

How to build a public-private cybersecurity partnership for the modern era

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Henry Harrison, Chief Technology Officer, Garrison In every country, knowhow about truly strong cybersecurity is held and protected by governments. Given the increasing threat from and sophistication of cyberattacks on businesses, however, that must change. Here’s how corporates […]

3 ways governments can address cybersecurity in the post-pandemic world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Belisario Contreras, Manager, Cyber Security Programme, Organization of American States (OAS) and Co-Chair, Global Future Council on Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum The COVID-19 pandemic has increased use of and reliance on the internet as people need to work […]

Behind the firewall: a discussion on the evolution of cybersecurity in the utility industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrew Gumbiner, Consultant, Siemens The utility sector is being transformed – and this process has opened the industry up to a new range of cyber-threats. Attacks will continue to escalate in frequency and complexity. Here, two industry experts […]

Why 2020 is a turning point for cybersecurity

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alois Zwinggi, Managing Director and Head, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum & Marco Pineda, Head of Security and Innovation, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum & Daniel Dobrygowski, Head of Governance and Policy, Centre for Cybersecurity, World […]

Global leaders must take responsibility for cybersecurity. Here’s why – and how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Marie Sophie Müller, Programme and Engagement Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum & Alois Zwinggi, Managing Director and Head, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum “Don’t find fault, find a remedy”, as the industrial pioneer Henry Ford […]

Four key challenges for cybersecurity leaders

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Fortinet Cybersecurity must be built-in to every product and system. Achieving this will pose four challenges for business leaders. By overcoming them, we can create a truly […]

These will be the main cybersecurity trends in 2020

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Dorit Dor, Vice-President, Products, Check Point Software Technologies The east-west ‘cyber cold war’ is set to intensify 5G and the IoT could make us all more vulnerable to cyberattack Businesses will start to rethink their approach to the […]