Author name: Ian Thornton-Trump, CD

The Big Myth of Ransomware

The whole point of ransomware is to make money for malicious actors who manage to identify security weakness in your organisation. Like any “service” it is going to come at a cost; and a ransomware incident is likely to be both very embarrassing and, when combined with data extortion, potentially very expensive. It is time […]

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Threat Intelligence Failure

Threat intelligence failure – three words that have been increasingly prevalent in recent years, whether it is Russians paying bounties to the Taliban for the killing of American forces [1]; COVID-19 warnings prior to February 2020 [2]; or an unfortunate million-dollar pay-out after a ransomware attack. Whilst the third in that list may not appear

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