The idea of employing basic endpoint hygiene to keep your data safe seems like a no-brainer. So why was the WannaCry ransomware attack so damaging?
Security professionals should take advantage of the longest day of the year to take care of security tasks that are typically placed on the back burner.
Our prediction at the end of 2016 held true: The influx of advanced DDoS, POS and other attacks targeting the financial sector has yet to abate in 2017.
With the right network insights, analysts can deal with existing threats such as WannaCry, and quickly detect and respond to new attacks as they emerge.
IBM X-Force Malware Analysis enables security teams to examine potentially problematic files, prioritize events and respond to threats quickly.
An effective defense against cyberattacks such as ransomware, dronejacking and hacktivism requires a deep understanding of the evolving threat landscape.
IBM X-Force revealed that WannaCry spread to its targets like a computer worm. But unlike a classic worm, it carried a malicious payload of ransomware.
An effective backup strategy is simply one part of a larger security and incident response plan, which should be developed proactively.
An effective response to an advanced threat such as WannaCry can be broken down into two phases: vulnerability management and proactive monitoring.
Cybercrime tools available through private networks and on the Dark Web make it easier than ever for would-be fraudsters to infiltrate networks.