Monthly Archives: May 2021

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: Why and What

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: Why It Can Happen To Anyone, Anytime, And What You Need To Know About It

Colonial pipeline ransomware attacks made news headlines around the world recently. After shutting down its pipeline network for about a week, Colonial Pipeline hoped that the supply chain would normalize within the next few days after paying $4.4 in ransom. However, a couple of questions remain unanswered. First, are organizations doing enough to protect their CII (Critical Information Infrastructure), and second, should organizations pay the ransom in case of an unfortunate event of a ransomware attack?