Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore’s Cyber Attack

Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore’s Cyber Attack

Security Hygiene Gets a Refresh in the Wake of Baltimore’s Cyber Attack 712 401 Andrew Hay

The City of Baltimore’s recent ransomware incident not only caught government servers by surprise. It also jolted the industry as a stark reminder that cyber attacks can still occur where and when they’re least expected. Not the most comforting prospect—but are there constructive takeaways to be gleaned in the aftermath?

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Duo Security’s Wendy Nather on the RSA Conference Podcast as we discuss:

  • How the Center for Internet Security’s Top 20 Critical Security Controls remains an effective guide for preventing cyber attacks—regardless of a company’s security budget
  • The importance of educating all employees on the need for good cyber hygiene habits
  • Taking a first-responder approach to dealing with a cyber attack, such as immediately bolstering IT staff

You can listen to the podcast here: https://www.rsaconference.com/podcasts/security-hygiene-gets-a-refresh-in-the-wake-of-baltimores-cyberattack.

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