Author name: Nick Watts

Geopolitical and Cybersecurity Weekly Brief – 6 September 2021

In the Americas, General Motors announced production cuts across its North American operations in September due to the ongoing global semiconductor shortage. New details revealed how Chinese state-sponsored threat group APT5 hijacked an NSA encryption backdoor to compromise Juniper Networks’ customers. The APT group injected code into the company’s NetScreen firewall. They were subsequently able […]

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Misinformation, disinformation and the COVID-19 infodemic

The global coronavirus pandemic has spread rapidly, triggering a deluge of disinformation and misinformation. It is worth defining the two terms before progressing because they are often confused and conflated. Disinformation refers to content that is intentionally false and designed to cause harm. Misinformation is inaccurate or misleading content shared by someone that believes it

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