Cyber war in Europe: get your emergency plan ready!
With the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, many companies and organisations are also growing concerned about cyber attacks.
After all, modern wars have a digital frontline as well...
Hacker group Conti, for example, is threatening cyber attacks against "critical infrastructures" of countries attacking Russia.
As a counter-reaction, the famous worldwide hacker collective Anonymous opens the "attack on censorship by the Russian government": it calls on everyone to pass on information about the war in Ukraine to the Russian population via reviews on Google Maps. An original tactic...
Belgian companies should also be extra vigilant : "There is currently no concrete cyber threat against our country, but the situation is worrying," says Miguel De Bruycker, the head of the Centre for Cybersecurity (CCB). He therefore calls on Belgian companies: make sure your emergency plan is ready!
This is how you increase the 'cyber-readiness' of your business
- Work out an (cyber) emergency plan, so that every employee knows what his or her task is in the event of an incident.
- Keep contact lists up to date and also keep them on paper.
- Provide the necessary assistance from an external partner. Check the contract carefully and make clear agreements.
- Ensure that systems are up-to-date and keep relevant back-ups offline.
Read this article in De Tijd .
More information can be found on the website of CCB
Or read the cyberguide of the CCb : Cyberguide - Centre for Cyber security Belgium |