Takeaways From Viasat OutageAlso: Russia-Ukraine War's Impact on Banks; Modernizing SecOps
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how hackers exploited a misconfigured VPN device to gain access to Viasat's satellite network and cause a massive outage in Europe as Russia's invasion of Ukraine began. It also examines the invasion's impact on financial services and how to modernize security operations.
In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- ISMG's Mathew Schwartz discuss how tens of thousands of modems were knocked offline in central Europe at nearly the same time Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24;
- John Fokker of Trellix discuss the cybersecurity impact on financial services of both Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the potential fallout from sanctions being imposed on the country;
- CISO Vinod Brahmapuram of the state of Washington outline a three-step approach to modernizing SecOps.
The ISMG Security Report appears weekly on this and other ISMG websites. Don't miss the Mar. 17 and Mar. 24 editions, which respectively discuss how sanctions against Russia and Belarus are affecting bug hunters and how the White House issued a "call to action" over Russia's cyberthreat.