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A major American oil pipeline, the world’s biggest meat processor, Ireland’s health system and the Belgian city of Liège: all four have been victims of cyberattacks that have had profound consequences on their operations. The hacks – often using ransomware – are happening more frequently than ever and having a greater effect on the running of businesses and organisations.
In the US, it’s led the White House to beef up the cybersecurity requirements for companies that work with the federal government. Stephen Carroll talks to Adam Meyer, Crowdstrike’s Senior Vice President of Intelligence.
Also in the programme:
- The ABCs of NFTs: Kate Moody looks at how these digital certificates work and finds out how they could become an important source of income for artists.
- And we take you to China for a special report on the country’s property boom that’s worrying the authorities.