ICDS – ICDS

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ICDS in media

2 February 2017 / ICDS in media, Russia, Cyber Security,

How to Survive a Russian Hack

AFP/Scanpix
AFP/Scanpix

As Piret Pernik, a cybersecurity researcher at Tallinn’s International Centre for Defense and Security (ICDS) explained, the assault was meant to impact national decision-making, and reverse the decision to relocate the bronze soldier to a military cemetery.

The same was true of the hacks of the Democratic National Committee and campaign officials, which were geared toward changing public opinion and voters’ choice, she said.

Read more: The Atlantic

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