China isn’t the only threat actor taking aim at the United States, though. According to the Verizon 2014 DBIR, 21 percent of cyber-espionage came from threat actors in Eastern Europe. That’s likely the place where the long arm of U.S. law is likely to look next.
George Kurtz, CEO of security specialist CrowdStrike, told eWEEK that his firm is seeing a lot of activity in Russia. “There is a lot of expertise within Russia,” Kurtz said. “That’s probably a good place to start, as well.”