We are basing this cyber security case study on a medium size accounting firm. This accounting firm is a family business that employs around 50 staff and based in Sydney. Covering basic bookkeeping to specialised wealth management. For the purpose of this Cyber Security Case Study, we shall protect the identity of this client.
With three sites across Australia and overseas, This Accounting Firm utilises a combination of on-premise and cloud-based infrastructure. As an accounting firm, this client is responsible for protecting highly sensitive information entrusted to them by their customers.
Cyber security issues are a delicate top for any business. As a result we will protect the identity of this client in this ransomware case study. For the sake of privacy, let’s call this client This Practice. This client is a specialised medical practice who employ around 30 staff members.
As a specialised practice, our client has a whole floor of sophisticated medical machines and equipment. This high-end equipment is dependent on reliable IT, and stable IT infrastructure.
Most realizations of a ransomware attack begin with a similar scenario. Staff begin reporting that they are unable to open or access files. When you investigate you see that file names or extensions have been changed and there are documents with ransom payment instructions. You have become the victim of a ransomware attack. The question now is, how do you deal with a ransomware attack and what do you do?
You may have heard the term ransomware a lot these days on the Internet or amongst IT professionals, but do you know exactly w
Cyber-attacks can be catastrophic in any industry, but when malware attacks effect hospital systems it’s particularly devastating.Have you ever considered the impact of Ransomware in Health Care?