WannaCry, Petya and Copycat Ransomware Expose Good History Lessons for Small Business and Enterprise Security

On May 12, 2017, the now infamous WannaCry ransomware burst onto the worldwide scene. WannaCry infected over 200,000 systems and 150 countries in just 3 days.

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The top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now (that are most under attack)

Security firm Verint analyzed the top 20 vulnerabilities to patch now that are under active attack and exploited by cyber attack groups worldwide. The report is aimed at assisting security teams in prioritizing and enhancing their organization's patch management efforts.

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Organizations face major IoT risks and challenges

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has recently published security guidelines for IoT devices. NIST hopes the new publication can help organizations better understand and manage the cybersecurity and privacy risks associated with IoT devices throughout the devices’ lifecycles.

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New CIS Controls Version 7.1 released

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) has released its new version 7.1 of the top 20 Critical Security Controls. The updated version includes new Implementation Groups designed to identify relevant CIS controls that are reasonable for an organization with a similar risk profile and available cybersecurity resources.

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