Wanna Cry? Then Ignore Cybersecurity
The WannaCry malware is another severe warning to all businesses to take cybersecurity seriously.
On May 12, the largest cyber-attack in history hit 150 different countries. The ransomware, known as WannaCry, infects via a link in a malicious email, encrypts the local files, and spreads to other computers. It then demands a ransom of $300 in bitcoin for the unlock key.
What can, should, and must you do, immediately, to protect your business? For starters, ensure that all computers are patched to the latest Windows update (Mac computers are unaffected).
What else can/should/must you do?
- Lessons from a ransomware attack
- 10 key elements of any data security policy to safeguard your company
- If you think your small business isn’t at risk for cybercrime, think again
- The 10 essential cybersecurity training issues for your employees
- A not-so-subtle reminder about the need for cybersecurity training
- Why aren’t you training your employees on cybersecurity?