IT security starts with knowing your assets: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Cyberattacks know no geographical boundaries. In the past two years alone, the University Hospital Brno in the Czech Republic suffered a cyberattack during the covid-19 pandemic, forcing the medical facility to reroute patients and postpone surgery; South Africa’s major electricity supplier, City Power, fell victim to a ransomware attack, leaving many of Johannesburg’s residents without…


This entry originally appeared at www.technologyreview.com/2021/09/08/1034371/it-security-starts-with-knowing-your-assets-europe-the-middle-east-and-africa, and may be a summary or abridged version.