Dec 1, 2016 10:01:00 AM

Compliance Alone Won’t Save You: The Next Attack Will Hit Harder Than the Last

This past weekend, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) was hit with a ransomware attack that left it unable to process payments for rides. The SFMTA was forced to continue providing service, for free, as they repaired the systems that were damaged in the attack. Even in an incident where the ransomware author was not successful in extorting a payment, the financial impact on the victim can be significant.

Topics: cybersecurity, cyber risk