The 2017 Cyberattack Storm Aftermath
On March 7, 2017, WikiLeaks began its series of leaks on the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), code-named “Vault 7.” On April 14, 2017, the Shadow Brokers hacker group leaked an NSA-created vulnerability dubbed EternalBlue. On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware spread around the world, affecting hundreds of thousands of targets, including public utilities and large corporations. On June 27, 2017, another wave of ransomware hit targets worldwide via Petya.
What do these hacks have in common? Who is preventing the next one? How are businesses preparing for future hackers attempting to mine data? According to our research, senior-level security executives seem ill-prepared to address the above-mentioned cybersecurity threats despite their perception that cybersecurity threats will increase. Let us give you high-level overview through the huge opportunity for outsourcing security from both a people and technology perspective, straight from the survey results.