Underwriters Laboratories: Safety Regulator
Risk to Small Business: 2.022 = Severe
Underwriters Laboratories, the oldest and largest device safety certifier in the world, should have checked the safety of their email systems a little more closely. They’ve experienced a ransomware attack that has encrypted its servers and caused them to shut down systems while they recover.
Individual Risk: The No sensitive personal or financial information was announced as part of this incident, but the investigation is ongoing.
Customers Impacted: Unknown
How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Ransomware is a huge hit to every company’s performance and budget – and it’s preventable through security awareness training.