To prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), more organizations are electing to have their employees work remotely from home. With that responsibility, more organizations will need to adopt a heightened level of security to protect themselves from attackers who look to exploit weaknesses in enterprise virtual private networks (VPNs).
Business Continuity & Resiliency
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a security alert of a ransomware attack launched against a pipeline operator. In the cyber attack, actors used spear phishing to gain a foothold into the organization’s IT network, then pivot to the operations technology (OT) network. CISA issued the alert on February 18 and encourages organizations
WannaCry, Petya and Copycat Ransomware Expose Good History Lessons for Small Business and Enterprise Security
On May 12, 2017, the now infamous WannaCry ransomware burst onto the worldwide scene. WannaCry infected over 200,000 systems and 150 countries in just 3 days.