Far from sensationalizing ransomware attacks, our response should be to return to the basics of cybersecurity. This requires a converged IT-OT security strategy to limit damage and protect valuable assets.
Ransomware has quickly grown from an annoyance to a life-threatening problem plaguing organizations in all industries. Organizations should address the two most common attack vectors, open RDP on the internet and the human factor.
Hackers timed a supply chain attack to hit when IT workers were off duty. An attack on MSPs making use of Kaseya products is thought to have compromised at least 200 of that company's clients.
Remote Browser Isolation (RBI) is an emerging technology that has been constantly evolving and has come of age as a solution to stop ransomware attacks, including double extortion.
For organizations faced with highly sophisticated and targeted attacks from well-resourced cybercrime groups, standard AV and EDR platforms are of little use against ransomware.
Molson Coors filed a security incident with the Security and Exchange Commission acknowledging a cyber attack that took its systems offline, suggesting a ransomware attack.
Law firm associated with Donald Trump and half of Fortune 500 companies leaked 100 GB of confidential client information in a third-party data breach linked to Clop ransomware.
OFAC's recent advisory stating that those who pay the ransom of a ransomware attack may be subject to fines can be detrimental to all involved in this growing cybersecurity problem.
UK universities are under high threat levels from state actors as well as financially motivated cybercrime, especially ransomware. How can universities keep themselves safe?