Russian Cyberwarfare Capabilities: Assessing the Threat for Ukraine’s Critical Infrastructure

Russian Cyberwarfare Capabilities: Assessing the Threat for Ukraine’s Critical Infrastructure

Date: September 10, 2018

Author(s):  Marazis Andreas, Kothe Robert

Language: English

Work type: Policy brief

Publisher/institution: European Neighbourhood Council (ENC)

Abstract:

This ENC Analysis is authored by Andreas Marazis, ENC Head of Research for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and Robert Kothe, ENC Research Assistant and identifies cyber threats coming from Russia targeting Ukraine’s critical infrastructure and explains how malicious software infiltrate and affect vital sectors including energy distribution, transport, banking, financial market, and drinking water supply.  The final objective of the study is to provide recommendations with the aim to enhance the EU’s critical infrastructure cyber resilience, as well as Ukraine’s through cooperation including lessons learnt from each other.