In this issue of “Lexing Insights,” the members of the network focus on “Cybercrime

Cyber attacks know no borders

Amid the increasing number and scale of cyber attacks, security breaches have become a major and unavoidable concern for organizations in France and in all countries around the world.

According to the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) Threat Landscape 2020 report, cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated, targeted, widespread and undetected.

While the ANSSI is sounding the alarm on ransomware, and Interpol and the FBI are warning against cybercrime linked to the Covid-19 outbreak, particularly because of the increased use of telework, it is strongly recommended to protect yourself against cyber risk, by both possessing high-performance IT tools and adapting your insurance policy to cover these new IT risks.

In this issue of “Lexing Insights,” the Lexing® network members provide a snapshot of the current state of play worldwide:

  • -What laws have been adopted in various countries around the world to combat cybercrime?
  • -What are the most common cyber threats?
  • -How to respond to a cyber attack?
  • -Is ethical hacking legal?

The following countries have contributed to this issue: France, Greece, Spain, South Africa, United Kingdom.

Lexing International Newsletter “Lexing Insights”  No. 26 October 2020