European Security Pros Wrestling With Potential Breaches, Privacy Issues

While 50 nations and 150 global companies gathered in Paris last week to boost the call for better cybersecurity, European IT security professionals this week are registering their concerns that the region isn’t ready for an anticipated attack on critical infrastructure. The 2018 Black Hat Europe Attendee Survey found that nearly two-thirds (65%) of security pros in Europe believe a successful cyberattack affecting the critical infrastructure of multiple EU nations will occur in the next two years.

And concerns are not limited to critical infrastructure. Some three-quarters of European security pros said a major data breach will occur in their own organizations in the coming year.

Read more about the findings of the Black Hat survey on DarkReading.