Australia’s Telecom Giant Optus Avoids Ransom Demand as Attacker Reverses Course

With three-fourths of OT (operational technology) organizations reporting at least one intrusion in the last year, is it time to shift #OTsecurity from managers to #CISOs?

An alleged cybercriminal leaked records on 10,000 customers of Australia’s telecom giant, Optus, then backed off its $1 million ransom demand. What is the takeaway for organizations tasked with protecting customers from identity fraud? Read this blog for a summary of the hack, its significance and steps being taken to remediate impact.

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