The landscape for cyberattacks is constantly evolving. Attacks are becoming more global and sophisticated, and 2019 is poised to continue this trend toward increasing complexity.

This Legal Update highlights: (i) the main aspects of the threat landscape identified by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (“ENISA”) in its 2018 Threat Landscape Report (the “Report”) published on January 28, 2019, and (ii) the recommendations from ENISA for businesses to increase resilience and foster improved cybersecurity in 2019. Set up in 2004, ENISA is contributing to a high level of network and information security (“NIS”) within the European Union and working to develop a culture of NIS, and raise awareness, in society. Its yearly edition of the Report contributes to the identification of the cyber threat landscape and supports the development and implementation of the European Union’s policy on matters relating to NIS.

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