Despite The Tears, WannaCry May Not Spark Action

Despite the global impact of the WanaCrypt0r ransomware attack experts don’t expect it will be the industry wakeup call needed to take security more seriously, but there may be hope.

“People will keep doing the same, systems will remain just as fragmented, and hackers will continue to be one step ahead of IT,” VERA Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Ajay Arora told SC Media. “Governments and companies will keep shooting themselves in the foot by under-budgeting, under-staffing and allowing arcane rules and regulations stand in the way of progress.”