A veteran of cybersecurity, networking and IT technical pre-sales, service delivery, operations and support with over 23 years of operational experience.
Once a data breach has occurred, and the data has been exfiltrated, no amount of ransom payment can guarantee that all copies of the data will be securely destroyed. For this reason, it is critical that all organizations invest appropriately in their cyber-defenses and, wherever possible, that they have their approach validated by trusted independent third parties.14 June 2021
Remember that your online gaming accounts are a hot target for hackers for several reasons. Cybercriminals are able to extract funds that you may have paid in, or sell items you have purchased in your games, but they can also use your account for theft via a stored credit card and also for money laundering – purchasing in-game currency using one stolen account and then transferring it to another compromised account to try and cover their tracks from law enforcement.14 June 2021
Cyber criminals are becoming increasingly clever in the tactics they are using, and airlines have proven to be a key target over the past few years. At this stage, it looks like Air India has taken the right steps to ensure data safety following the incident by securing the compromised servers, engaging external specialists as well as notifying and liaising with the credit card issuers affected.14 June 2021