Analysis & Insights

Ensign Threat Advisory: Executive Brief on the Cyber Impact of Russia-Ukraine Conflict


This Executive Brief summarises the observed attacks’ effects and their implications. We have provided recommendations that organisations and businesses can consider to prevent being part of the collateral damage from the conflict.

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has escalated to the cyberspace, drawing partisan response and actions coming from supporters of the warring nations. The tension has spilt over beyond the area of conflict, and organisations siding with either side must be prepared for potential disruptions to their operations, and other repercussions.

This Executive Brief contains a comprehensive summary of the threat assessment resulting from observations on the conflict from January to 25 March 2022. It summarises the observed attacks’ effects and their implications. We have provided recommendations that organisations and businesses can consider to prevent being part of the collateral damage from the conflict.

This Executive Brief  supplements the earlier published technical threat advisory, which can be accessed here.