Security Brief AU - Move over ransomware; put spear phishing on your radar

With large-scale ransomware attacks dominating headlines this year, particularly WannaCry and Petya, businesses are responding by taking active steps to back up their data and block malware. While this is certainly important, the cost of ransomware attacks pales in comparison to the losses resulting from spear phishing scams, which have already cost companies more than $5 billion and growing, according to the FBI.