If you haven’t kept yourself informed on the recent WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack that rocked the world this last week, it’s easier to do so now. And you’ll want to do so, because the threat isn’t over yet. According to SecureState, a global management cybersecurity consulting firm in Cleveland, Ohio, industries running legacy systems — such as healthcare and many manufacturers — are still at a high risk of infection.
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has released a Fact Sheet on the WannaCry Ransomware. NCCIC’s fact sheet, as well as the information relayed in SecureState’s recent article on WannaCry, are important reads for those in the manufacturing industry.
Please take a few minutes today to get up-to-speed on this dangerous cyber threat. Only through keeping ourselves informed and prepared can we keep ourselves protected.
- NCCIC — What is WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r? Fact Sheet
- SecureState — “WannaCry” Ransomware Outbreak: Fast Facts and Fixes
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