Remember when WannaCry first hit the headlines in 2017? The crypto ransomware attack capitalised on a Microsoft Windows vulnerability, spreading through networks, and holding files ransom with a Bitcoin demand.
One in ten businesses would be willing to pay $50,000-plus to retrieve ransomed data.
Unsure how DDoS attacks are launched, or what precautions you should be taking for your business? We answer the top four questions our cyber security experts have fielded in the past few weeks.
With the New Zealand Institute of Directors naming cyber security as one of the “five things directors can’t ignore in 2020,” you’d expect most security and IT leaders to be having ongoing robust discussions with board members around their organisation’s security posture.
Imagine that your business has fallen victim to a cyber-attack. What would be the first indication that you have been compromised – when you find yourself locked out of your systems? Often by the time a hacker reveals themselves, much of the damage has already been done.