SOURCE: EdgeWave

EdgeWave

September 29, 2015 11:50 ET

EdgeWave: Why Russia Hacks

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - September 29, 2015) - This is Part 3 in an EdgeWave series exploring the motivations that drive Nation States to participate in cyber activity such as cyber exploitation. Part 3 dives into Russia, and what cyber capabilities they have. This series is written by Mike Walls, (CAPT U.S. Navy Ret.), former Commander, Task Force 1030 supporting Fleet operational cyber readiness.

"The Russian Federation holds an interesting, albeit a dubious position in the ranks of nation state cyber-actors. While ranked third among countries in terms of volume of cyber activity (behind the U.S. and China, according to Deutsche Telekom’s honeypot network data), Russia is widely regarded as a having the most sophisticated and skilled hackers."

Click HERE to read Part 3.

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