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Getting caught in the crosshairs – the latest alleged Russian spying attempts

Although the chances of getting caught up in a state sponsored cyber-attack are relatively low, the consequences can be damaging. The coordinated disclosures around Russian cyber spying attempts highlight that the sports industry is now among the targets of these attackers, emphasising the need for businesses to consider multiple aspects of cyber security. Cyber security is an ongoing process and only a concerted and multi-layered approach will effectively mitigate the risks.

Many will be unsurprised that the Russian government has been spying on countries it views as geopolitical competitors. Espionage is, after all, the second oldest profession and something that is not unique to that part of the world – the British have a fictional national hero based on the concept. The same can be said for influence campaigns, or propaganda, which has been embraced by most developed militaries around the world. The use of computers and the internet to conduct espionage and influence campaigns is more recent but is now widespread and broadly acknowledged. Reports of alleged Chinese state hacking put the activity from one group as far back as 2006 and, in recent years, cyberespionage campaigns have become a commonplace form of attack that businesses need to consider when preparing their defences.

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Shaper: Sir Martin Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell is the Founder of WPP – the advertising and marketing services group, and S4 Capital – an advertising and marketing company for the digital age. Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services [...]

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Shaper: Marcia Kilgore

Serial entrepreneur, Marcia Kilgore, is the Founder of Beauty Pie – the radical, luxury cosmetic buyers’ club as well as Bliss, Soap & Glory, FitFlop and Soaper Duper. Coming from humble beginnings, Marcia’s drive and ambition led her to Found Bliss Spa, selling a majority stake to LVMH in 1999. In 2006, she launched bath, [...]

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