Author: Sid Snitkin

 Guest blog The recent WannaCry/WannaCrypt, attacks received global attention in the news and social media. Its widespread impact and rapid propagation shocked and scared people around the world. Concern was amplified by reports that it involved a stolen NSA exploit (EternalBlue). Existing Microsoft patches for the underlying SMB vulnerability gave some comfort, but only those with new and updated Windows systems. The impact on business was particularly noteworthy. Operations were disrupted in parts of the British National Health System, Spain’s Telefonica, FedEx, Deutsche Bahn, LATAM airlines, and Renault-Nissan, which had to stop production at several plants. While there were no reports of control