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#DTX2022: Cyber Needs to Redress the Defensive-Offensive Balance Following Russia-Ukraine
The Russia-Ukraine conflict highlights the value of defensive cybersecurity, says Dr Alexi Drew
Drew believes the war in Ukraine has demonstrated that defensive cybersecurity is more effective than offensive capabilities, which is a perspective shared by the NCSC’s CEO, Lindy Cameron, and the US national cyber director, Chris Englis, in recent months.
While Russia is generally considered a major cyber power, it has not been able to strike any meaningful blows past Ukraine’s cyber defenses.