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Major Cyber Organizations of the Russian Intelligence Services

You can’t tell the players without a scorecard.

If you have followed any of the Russian cybersecurity hacks over the years you know that we have become adept at identifying which organization instigated the hack — down to the individual.

The Department of Homeland Security has put together a PowerPoint presentation that gives you the background on each of the various elements of the Russian government and what their cyber interests are.

I highly recommend you review this to become more familiarized with who’s who in the cyber zoo: Major Cyber Organizations of the Russian Intelligence Services.
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.