Moody's warns 28% global debt rated high risk of cyber attack

03/10/2022 | The Register

Investor credit risk analysis and ratings company Moody's has signalled that around $22 trillion of global debt, which equates to 28% of its $80 trillion total rated debt, has either a "high" or "very high" exposure to cyber risk. Out of 71 sectors in total, and looking at exposure (attractiveness of the target) and mitigation factors, Moody's calculates the sectors most at risk of cyberattacks are utilities such as gas, electricity and water, as well as hospitals. Banks, technology and telecommunications providers are also rated highly. 

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