Daniel Bardsley Article – “How To Tackle Cyber Threats In The Sports Industry”
Daniel Bardsley has written this fantastic article for tahawultech.com. In it he outlines some of the major threats facing the sports industry – from both state actors and private hackers. Organisations such as Fancy Bear have targeted western sporting associations and created havoc by selectively releasing damaging information.
With digitisation penetrating the sport at every level, clubs are finding new and better ways to engage with fans and members. But that comes at a risk that is not fully understood by most in the industry yet. All that data being collected, stored, processed and shared, even for a simple newsletter at a local sports club, is highly attractive to hackers.