A string of cyber attacks in Europe have amplified concerns about the threats to public sector targets. Over the last week alone, reports have emerged of hackers disrupting Denmarks train network, cybercriminals targeting various European ministers, and commercial spyware surveilling Greek politicians. While the variety of methods, targets, and motivations suggest the attacks are isolated events, theyve further exposed the vulnerabilities of government targets. The attacks form part of a growing trend. Between 2018 and 2021, the number of serious cybersecurityon EU institutions reportedly increased more than tenfold. Oliver Pinson-Roxburgh, CEO of cybersecurity platform Defense.com, views the recent incidents as…

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