Accenture falls victim to ransomware attack following its recent report of increases in …. Ransomware. Irony that is not lost on Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer as she takes a look at the ransomware attack perpetrated by LockBit on one of the world’s largest tech consultancy firms.
Bipartisan Lawmakers Work Toward Disclosure Bill for Cybersecurity Breaches
As a result of recent cybersecurity breaches, a group of bipartisan lawmakers has been announced. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Sen. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) are working on legislation that will require companies to notify the federal government in the event of a security breach. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores the need for the bill, especially in light of the SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server hacks, the extent of the damage from which will remain unknown for some time. This proposed legislation makes sense — hopefully, this time around it will make it into law.
More Security Woes for Microsoft’s Exchange Servers as Threat Actors Get Busy — Patching is Urgent
Microsoft’s security woes as it relates to the Exchange Server hack and other, subsequent hacking campaigns that have been launched make it a tough time and what I’m sure are a lot of sleepless nights for both the company, as well as CISOs and their security teams the world over. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer takes a look at where we are now, the new threats that are appearing and multiplying at a rapid pace, and rumors of a potential insider leak that may have been malicious and/or part of a separate security breach.