Five important lessons from the WannaCry ransomware worm

Conclusion: Much like the fable of the Boy Who Cried Wolf, the security industry has a limited number of opportunities to channel enterprise and national attention to cyber incidents. The WannaCry ransomware worm runs the risk of using up that credit for the security industry as so little impact was felt in Australia. The lack of local impact was more due to luck, and we cannot count on being that lucky twice. Therefore, IT and cyber security leaders must use the lessons from this experience now to prepare their organisations for a foreseeable future that includes similar incidents.

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