Incident response teams spend a great deal of their time on infrastructure issues that have nothing to do with hacks, ransomware or phishing. But when those events occur, well managed incident response teams already have strategies and specialists in place to lock down the threat, find its source and limit damage. Audit and risk management specialists are typically responsible for assessing network vulnerabilities and maintaining threat metrics. They are also tasked with ensuring best practices are used throughout the organization. This last responsibility is perhaps the most difficult to enforce and the most essential line of defense against external threats like ransomware.
Audit and risk management specialists across industries and organizations are facing new threats that target social media users. Though progress has been made on the email front, social media networks, particularly Twitter, have been shown to take users off-guard. New best practices must include social media protocols. … Read More