Ransomware and Taxes

With tax season approaching, two shifts in ransomware tactics combined could have more effect than previously seen – targeting of organizations rather than individuals and publishing rather than destroying the victim’s internal data. A dangerous combination, the incorporation of both tactics could force victims to pay the ransom if we are lucky, with impacts from lack of payment potentially severely damaging clients in ways more personal than previously seen. -scl

Narrative Void

If everything is messaging, limited narrative offers options - both from imaginative possibilities uncovered within the audience, and the sharp defensive counters to misinterpretation. When looking to control ther story told, there is value in deniability. -scl

SolarWinds of Change?

SolarWinds has been the talk of the cyber world for the last month, with many legitimate concerns taking a Zen role in security circles - very much looking at the present. As we move to 2021, and get closer to understanding what happened and its organisational impacts, it's time to look at other questions.