Close to 150 million consumers were affected by the recent Equifax hack. While most of the media attention has been focused on protecting individual consumers from identity theft, this article focuses on protecting businesses.
Because this hack is just the beginning of what’s to come, three things are likely to happen:
More companies will be exploited through Struts in the coming months due to old versions of Struts still present in applications.
Larger scale attacks, affecting multiple companies at once, will occur, leveraging vulnerable open source components.
Regulation will ramp up across multiple industries forcing tighter security management.
Before we get into what’s likely to happen, here’s a quick recap of the Equifax situation.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here