The Ransomware Assault on a US Pipeline Acts as a Sobering Reminder of Corporate Security Apathy

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The Ransomware Assault on a US Pipeline Acts as a Sobering Reminder of Corporate Security Apathy

Organizations that appear to ignore the importance of implementing simple cybersecurity hygiene standards should be held accountable. This will be crucial, particularly as cybercriminals shift their focus to industries where cyber-attacks may result in real-world risks, as the US Colonial Pipeline attack demonstrated.

Many interviews with cybersecurity experts have revealed a common concern that companies are still struggling to get some of the most basic security measures right. Default passwords are left unchanged, frontline staff and employees continue to fall prey to common scams and phishing attacks, and large corporations are unafraid to use legacy technology.

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