Last night I was contacted by one of the CSIRT‘s head of a large French company. We talked a lot about the shortcomings and mistakes which have benefited the replication of this new malware/wiper Petya.
He first told me how they were able to avoid the worst for their clients with a little common sense, reaction and a lot of intelligence. At this stage, the extra of tools and solutions did not help too much the unfortunate ones impacted. In fact, the management of IT security has become more complex with the introduction of new trend technologies.