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.
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.