How protecting your distributed network and remote assets against cyber threats is essential for future conflicts
In an increasingly distributed network, the persistent underlying cyber threat is as present as ever, whether the danger occurs on the battlespace or on critical national infrastructures. What solutions are best to mitigate the risk? What are the challenges that surround a wide and decentralised network? In this exclusive interview with Colonel Eric Alardet, Cyber Operations Chief at the French Cyber Command, discover why there is a need to counter the cyber threat now and where to implement solutions in order to keep your assets safe.
Militaries, governments and critical national infrastructure require innovative approaches to futher secure their networks and the information stored within them, as they continue to undergo sustain assaults from offensive cyber. Protecting data is essential to ensure national security and operational capability.
Ahead of the Cyber Defence & Network Security conference, we asked a wide range of experts from around the globe and working across defence, government and industry to better understand cyber security priorities in view of the contemporary threat landscape.
Dick Crowell, Associate Professor, Information Operations & Cyberspace Operations, U.S. Naval War College delivered this presentation entitled 'What’s Past is Prologue' at the CDANS conference. Download for a copy of the presentation which covered the following points:
Professional military education (PME) as a two way street to aid commanders, industry leaders, and politicians in shaping success in future conflict –conflict that will most certainly include cyber warfare.
- Determining what future combat power is and how to produce, adapt, and operate it under degraded & denied conditions will be critical to winning future wars.
- Moving from a tactical defense to a strategic offensive in conflict will require a multifaceted approach from military services, politicians, industry,and academics.
- We’ve played this game before and we must play it again – and practice
In a recent Oil & Gas IQ survey it showed that most concerns are aimed on Hackivism (61%) and State actors (Espionage 20% & Cyber Warfare 8%). How confident are you that your current defense mechanisms can handle/detect Hackivism?
Download this exclusive and complimentary infographic below and find out what the oil & gas community answered to key cyber security questions!
Take a look at this interview with Ian Goslin, Managing Director of Airbus CyberSecurity, UK, which was conducted ahead of the Cyber Defence & Network Security Conference.