The global capital markets are highly vulnerable to cyber attack…and Greece could be the warm-up

By John Edge, DataArt

In a post to Digital Forensics Magazine blog, John Edge, an advisor at DataArt, expresses his concern for the future of global capital markets. The ever increasing sophistication of cyber attacks and the security flaws of current technologies governing capital markets pose a real threat of market collapse. Alexei Miller, head of Financial Services Practice at DataArt, considers Greece in its weakened state to be particularly attractive as an entry point for such attacks.

“Chewing the fat with my friend and colleague Alexei Miller, a managing director at global technology consulting firm, DataArt, he pointed out that chaos always begets criminal creativity and that Greece was that chaos. Cheaters, he said, will look for ways to circumvent capital controls.”

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