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Why privacy is priceless

In this frail digital world, the right to privacy has never been more important, says David Haigh. The human rights lawyer was prominently targeted with the powerful Pegasus spyware in 2021. He adds that a minor breach in one's personal life is a gateway to "very, very serious breaches of other human rights."

Caught in the Digital Crosshairs

“Caught in the Digital Crosshairs: The Human Impact of Cyberattacks” is a new video series on cybersecurity produced by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft.
How cyberattacks hurt people in war zones

How cyberattacks hurt people in war zones

They may not be bombs or tanks, but hacks and cyberattacks can still make life miserable for people caught in the crosshairs of conflicts miserable, said Stéphane Duguin, CEO of the Cyber Peace Institute.

Why snooping in your private life is big business

Why snooping in your private life is big business

Kaja Ciglic, senior director of digital diplomacy at Microsoft, said, "cybersecurity is the defining challenge of our time" amid a spike in misinformation campaigns thanks to wars in Ukraine and Gaza, growing interest from governments in building cyberweapons, and plain old profit-motivated thieves.

How rogue states use cyberattacks to undermine stability

How rogue states use cyberattacks to undermine stability

They may not be bombs or tanks, but hacks and cyberattacks can still make life for people caught in the crosshairs of conflicts miserable.

The devastating impact of cyberattacks and how to protect against them

The devastating impact of cyberattacks and how to protect against them

Emerging technologies threaten to make the already-bleak cybersecurity environment all the more treacherous. Eurasia Group Senior Analyst Ali Wyne moderated a discussion on cybersecurity focused on the blurring lines between attacks on governments and the private sector.

Attacked by ransomware: The hospital network brought to a standstill by cybercriminals

Attacked by ransomware: The hospital network brought to a standstill by cybercriminals

Watch the third episode of “Caught in the Digital Crosshairs: The Human Impact of Cyberattacks,” a new video series on cybersecurity produced by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft. In October 2022, the second-largest nonprofit healthcare system in the US, CommonSpirit Health, was hit with a crippling ransomware attack. By the time Kelsay Irby, an ER nurse at a CommonSpirit hospital, arrived at work, the malware had spread through the hospital network like wildfire.

The threat of CEO fraud and one NGO's resilient response

The threat of CEO fraud and one NGO's resilient response

Watch the second episode of “Caught in the Digital Crosshairs: The Human Impact of Cyberattacks,” a new video series on cybersecurity produced by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft. In January 2020, Heidi Kühn, founder and CEO of Roots of Peace, returned from an overseas trip to devastating news: her finance department had unwittingly transferred over $1 million to an unfamiliar bank account.

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