Europe’s coming cyberwar

Posted: May 7, 2022 in articles

As part of Euronew’s series This will impact your life I wrote about the EU and its preparations for cyber warfare, a more present threat since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia.

When the systems of three oil and transport companies in Europe and Africa were brought down on February 2, 2022, Europe was preparing for a coming war in Ukraine and the impact of tensions on the Russian border were beginning to be felt in global energy markets.

The cyberattack sparked a wave of anxiety that a war in Ukraine would quickly expand online, with critical infrastructure at risk. Less than a week after the attack on SEA-Invest, and just eleven days before Russian troops crossed the border into Ukraine, the European Central Bank warned banks in Europe to brace themselves for a wave of Moscow-sponsored cyberattacks.

Read the full article here.

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