ISMG Editors: Analyzing the Predatory Sparrow Attack

Also: Cyberthreat Activity in Sri Lanka; Cyber Insurance Trends
Clockwise, from top left: Suparna Goswami, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Tony Morbin

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including lessons learned from the cyberattack on a steelmaker in Iran that caused a serious fire, how the economic crisis in Sri Lanka is affecting cybersecurity and what the rising cost of cyber insurance means for the industry.

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The editors - Suparna Goswami, associate editor, ISMG Asia; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Tony Morbin, executive news editor, EU - discuss:

  • Whether a recent attack on a steelmaker in Iran indicates a sudden increase in the danger posed by online attacks to industrial environments;
  • How the economic crisis and political upheaval in Sri Lanka are affecting security leaders and cyber insurers in the region;
  • The rising cost of cyber insurance in the wake of bigger payouts.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the July 1 edition discussing how Russia's war has changed the cyber landscape and the July 8 edition discussing the status of the software bill of materials or SBOM.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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