A People-Centric Approach to Securing Cyberspace

A gas station that ran out of gas to sell following a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, in Atlanta, Georgia, May 11, 2021 (AP photo by Ben Margot).
A gas station that ran out of gas to sell following a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, in Atlanta, Georgia, May 11, 2021 (AP photo by Ben Margot).
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The internet today is on the brink of reaching a state of entropy, as anyone who tried to fill up the gas tank of their car anywhere along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States this week knows. Nearly a week after a crafty network of cybercriminals penetrated the databases of the company that operates the massive Colonial fuel pipeline, which runs nearly the entire length of the East Coast, the United States is still reeling from the crippling cyberattack. The ransomware attack forced the Colonial Pipeline company to close down a sizable portion of its 5,500-mile-long fuel conduit for […]

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