Welcome to GEO’ Insights for the week ending 19 August 2022. Our trending posts are a valuable guide to the weeks Geopolitical landscape and never more than thus! Of course the headlines are quite rightly given to Ukraine and the diminutive despot [sic] Vladimir Putin’s illegal invasion of its neighbouring sovereign state. Putin’s “justification” for the invasion was to rid Europe of Nazism inter alia NATO has been met with stoicism and strength and not only should the Ukraine military´s resolve but also the resolve of the Ukraine people is to applauded and is sure to enter the annals of history.
However, over in the Cybersecurity sphere IBM released their latest Cost of Data Breach [CDB] Report for 2022 has discovered that the average total cost of a data breach has reached $4.35 Million [€4.2 Million] and Intelligence heavyweights Recorded Future´s threat research division InsiktGroup
revealed that RedAlpha the Chinese sponsored cybercrime group has been conducting a “multi-year credential theft campaign” targeting humanitarian groups, think tanks and Governments for years – as its designated title would suggest.
On the bright side UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres told the assemble media at a press conference in Ukraine yesterday [18/08/2022] that the Black Sea Grain Initiative had been a “victory for diplomacy”
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