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Security Think Tank: How to reduce the impact of a potential cyber extinction event

Published 08 - April - 2019
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Source: Computer Weekly
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How should businesses plan to survive a potential cyber attack extinction event?

An extinction event is the incident that brings a business to its very knees. Its speed and sophistication enables it to bypass traditional defences and, in the cyber realm, turn an organisation’s complete IT infrastructure, and the business that it supports, to dust. As the digital transformation fad accelerates across industries, this should lead business leaders to ask the question: could it happen to us?Recent experiences associated with NotPetya, Wannacry, Industroyer and the explosion in aggressive and destructive ransomware have removed all doubts: weaponised, sophisticated malware that can cripple industry is with us and active. So, what to do?