WannaCryptOr or "WannaCry" is a new family of ransomware (a cybersecurity threat class that locks computer files and systems unless a payment is made). This threat class is estimated to have cost organizations an estimated $1 billion in ransoms, as attack volume increased 100x from three years ago.
This particular family has quickly become major news around the world as its impacts have gone well beyond the financial or healthcare sectors.
Fortunately, there are several preventive measures that organizations can take to limit the impact of ransomware such as this. Read more information below on our blog and our Web site:
Also, an overview page referencing best practices for protecting organizations here.