Corporate Crisis Management Newsletter

Response to Cyber Threats in Thailand

Corporate Crisis Management Newsletter

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated social distancing. Consequently, government and private-sector operators have shifted towards internet-based economic endeavours; requesting their employees to work remotely, including communicating and authorising transactions, via the internet. However, internet-based communication also facilitates various cyber-crimes, which continue to increase both in Thailand and around the globe. In this newsletter, we discuss how companies should respond to cyber threats in Thailand.  The Cyber Security Act B.E. 2562 (2019) defines “Cyber Threats” as any action or unlawful undertaking by the use of a computer, computer system or any kind of program, with an intention to cause harm or damage in any way to the computer system, computer data or other relevant data.  “Ransomware” using “information” as hostage...To read the full article, please see the PDF file

*This article is also available in Japanese.

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