Latest advice from BT’s security experts on WannaCry ransomware
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The latest unprecedented ransomware attack that has affected organisations in over 150 countries highlights the exploding threat landscape that we face today.
Our security team has been working hard to protect BT, but also working with customers and law enforcement agencies around the world to help recover the situation. After all, the same experts who protect us also protect our customers.
Mark Hughes, president of BT Security and Les Anderson, VP, Cyber and Global CSO at BT explain more about what’s happened, how we’ve been responding across our own global estate and our recommended actions for our customers.
With operations in over 180 countries supporting some of the world’s largest companies, nation states and critical national infrastructures, we have a unique perspective on cybercrime. From our 14 global security operations centres, our 2,500 security professionals are constantly watching, learning, predicting and responding to the latest threats to protect our customers and BT.
Having visibility of these threats in time to do something about them is a constant battle. Threat intelligence is key to understanding the growing attack surface but crucially, if it is to be effective, it must be both actionable and acted upon. Having the right people in place with the expertise for a real-time response is vital.