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Cyber Security: Global status and trends

Cyber Security: Global status and trends

Linklaters has one of the longest-standing privacy and cyber security teams and clients benefit from our experience, over many years, of advising on some of the most serious hacking and data breach crises in the last decade. If your organisation is facing a serious cybercrime issue or wants to ensure you are prepared to handle a cyber incident, please contact one of the following members of the Linklaters global crisis response team.

Trends in cybercrime

In the “Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment” report published in the course of 2018, Europol highlighted some latest trends in cybercrime:

Looking ahead, experts expect:


  • Google closes its social network, Google+, after disclosing a data leak potentially affecting 500,000 Google+ accounts.

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