Patch Me If You Can
Blog Article Published: 07/24/2017
By Yogi Chandiramani, Technical Director/EMEA, Zscaler In May, the worldwide WannaCry attack infected more than 200,000 workstations. A month later, just as organizations were regaining their footing, we saw another ransomware attack, which impacted businesses in more than 65 countries. What have we learned about these attacks?
- Compromises/infections can happen no matter what types of controls you implement – zero risk does not exist
- The security research community collaborated to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) and provide steps for mitigation
- Organizations with an incident response plan were more effective at mitigating risk
- Enterprises with a patching strategy and process were better protected