Gartner Research

The (Geo)Politics of Cybersecurity

Published: 25 April 2019

ID: G00709706

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team

Summary

Cyber attacks by nation-states have increased notably in recent years. These states are increasingly financially, rather than politically, motivated – which means more companies are potential targets for attack. This article examines the underlying reasons for this growing trend, and how to defend against the risk of state-sponsored cyber crime.

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