The largest problem regarding ransomware in South Africa is that a majority of organisations have taken little or no steps to be proactive against these attacks.
Even as ransomware continues to be at the forefront of global news and company after company reports attacks, many still aren’t giving the attention to protecting themselves from what has become the biggest threat to cybersecurity. Private individuals assume that they aren’t vulnerable as the cybercriminals turn to organisations, and corporations assume that having a […]
South Africa the remediation average cost (after ransomware) for a company was ~R6.4 million. This is an increase of ~R11 million from 2020 to 2021.
Ransomware is continually evolving, now a lot of actions that companies can take to assist in protecting their world from being destroyed
Log4j is an example of a company trying to do something as a fix that spiraled into a major problem. When the Apache Software Foundation released Lg4j 2.15.0 as a way to correct a remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228, aka Log4Shell) it launched into an area that they never expected.