EU agencies must ramp up cybersecurity measures, auditors say

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By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU institutions must do more to protect themselves from cyber attacks as their interconnected networks put them at greater risk, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) said on Tuesday, the latest agency to sound the alarm on a sharp rise in stealth attacks. A spate of cyber attacks by some governments against political opponents and recent high-profile ransomware attacks have prompted countries around the world to strengthen their defences. The ECA said the varying level of cybersecurity preparedness at EU agencies posed a problem for their overall security. …

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