On Nov 21, 2019, a meeting was held in between Cyber Security Experts from Nepal and Mr. Jeffrey Ringel, Director of Operation, The Soufan Group, New York and team.
The Soufan Group is a global intelligence and security consultancy that helps clients in the public and private sectors enhance their ability to identify, assess, and successfully operate in high-risk, high opportunity environments. They focus on the most important geostrategic challenges of time, addressing existing fault lines and anticipating emerging trend lines. They enable and support informed strategic and tactical decisions that maximize opportunity and minimize risk.
The meeting was carried with discussion on private sector perspective and cases of Cyber Crime such as Ransomware, Sabotage, Hack, Identity Theft, Disinformation etc. Mr. Ringel was kind enough to help us understand the extension of Cyber in to modern disintermediation strategic and tactical threats – disinformation model, indemnification/ quantification, response strategies and counter measures, regulatory/ legislative context. The data privacy perspective plus legislation including General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR 2016/679), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA 2018).