Enhancing cyber resilience: What your team needs to know
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Michael F. Angelo
In the wake of malicious attacks, we often witness everyone focusing on searching for those responsible, as opposed to how or why the attack took place and the most critical lessons that we can learn as a result. This line of thinking is wrong and here’s why.
To start, attributing attacks to the responsible party or parties is difficult as bad actors use a variety of techniques to mask their malware’s origins. Secondly, we may wish to know who performed the attack so that retribution or justice can be served, but this knowledge does absolutely nothing to prevent such an event from occurring again, perhaps even in the same way.
By focusing on the...