Fuel pipeline cyber-attack

May 14, 2021

The ransomware cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline in the US is the latest reminder to all businesses – big or small – that IT security is a critical foundation for daily operations.

This is the very reason why Movaci exists. We handle all of your IT security needs for you, and this means that you don’t have to worry about any of it yourself.

We manage all of your security systems, we keep them updated, we use cutting-edge technology to stay ahead of the cyber-attacks, and we provide you with a stellar team of experts in our fields of services.

It is now known that the cyber-attack discovered on Friday (5/7) was the work of DarkSide, a group that develops its own ransomware – software intended to steal and encrypt your data until you “pay up.”

In the case of the Colonial Pipeline, the hacker group shut down the pipeline’s operating system over the weekend, and the world has been reading about the aftermath of that attack ever since.

The question on everyone’s mind…How did it happen?

Many suggestions are floating around on the Internet, but quite frankly, the answer is that the pipeline’s security infrastructure was outdated and weak. It is clear that security was not as big of a concern for the company as it should have been.

Make sure you aren’t the next victim of a hacker group. Choose to turn security into a top priority for your business, and let Movaci handle everything for you.

As a starting point, we recommend checking out our Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing services. First, we discover the weak points in your IT security systems, and then we provide the best solutions for your business, keeping into consideration your unique combination of circumstances and resources.

Take your business in the right direction today by partnering with Movaci for all your cybersecurity needs.

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