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State-sponsored hacking is on the rise according to the former head of MI6—CISOs must act

Nov 19, 2019 Callum Moore


Sir John Sawers, the former head of MI6, spoke at the Digital Transformation EXPO in London in 2019. During his keynote, he explained that global state-sponsored cyberthreats are expanding in number and weaponry. This should ring alarm bells for CISOs and businesses globally. Sir Sawers also highlighted the US’ unpredictable behavior under President Donald Trump and the critical role all enterprises must take in protecting themselves.

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