Security flaws and end user carelessness have long lasting impact on companies and their people. When will time and investment be prioritized to protect these organizations?
It’s never a dull day if you’re working in HBO’s IT security team. One day you’re dealing with the unauthorised leaking of upcoming episodes of “Game of Thrones”, next you’re facing multi-million dollar extortion demands from hackers who’ve broken into your network and stolen 1.5 terabytes data and the personal contact details of your celebrity cast, then you’re finding that yet more unaired episodes of your hit TV shows have made it out in the wild due to staff error. And now? Well, now HBO’s social media accounts have been hacked.