WannaCry and (Non) Petya prove we’re missing a security beat industry-wide

For the second time in just a few weeks, British companies were exposed to ransomware attacks that their ageing security infrastructures couldn’t withstand. Not only did these malicious acts hold personally identifiable information to ransom, they also impacted medical procedures, airline travel and corporate share prices. WannaCry as well as (Non) Petya relied on unpatched systems as an attack vector and helped to highlight businesses’ internal vulnerabilities.

Read the source article at ITProPortal

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