Op-Ed: The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack could have been prevented. Here’s what businesses need to know
On Friday, the world was hit by a massive cyberattack, the effects of which are continuing to spread as of this writing. A piece of ransomware known as "WannaCry" paralyzed businesses, government entities, and Britain's National Health Service, encrypting computer files on infected machines unless the owner paid a $300 ransom. All told, more than 300,000...