Written by Greg Heighton, i3 Business Solutions, Network Support Technician
With many of the recent high profile ransomware attacks, many companies are asking themselves about where the weakest link in their security system is. Some questions that should inevitably be asked are as follows: Do we have a firewall with properly configured rules? Do we have backups of all our critical systems? Do we have proper patching procedures in place?
One question that is often overlooked is “Does everyone in the company understand the risk of malware?” In this article from ZD Net, they explain a scenario where an employee plugged an infected USB thumb drive into a system and infected the speed camera system in Victoria Australia.