WannaCry. What you want to know

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Laurence Pitt, Global Security Strategy Director at Juniper Networks

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On Friday 12th May, 2017, WannaCry happened. Over 200,000 computers in 150 countries were hit by this ransomware attack, it grew at an entirely unprecedented rate around the world and is now seen as one of the largest cyberattacks in history. What happened, and why is WannaCry significant? What could have prevented it, and what can be done to prevent, or reduce future ransomware attacks? Laurence Pitt, Global Security Strategy Director at Juniper, will explain all this as well as help you to understand a bit more about where ransomware comes from and why it’s such a common attack.

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