The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada has published a Cybersecurity Notice on Ransomware, which flags a recent uptick in ransomware attacks on IIROC firms and provides guidance on how IIROC firms should prevent, detect, respond to and recover from ransomware attacks.
The accelerated shift toward e-commerce has resulted in an uptick in the adoption of platforms of all kinds for businesses to market and sell products and interact with their customers. From online marketplaces, to last-mile fulfilment and delivery, to consumer financial services, digital e-commerce platforms are fast becoming a leading model for product and service delivery globally.
New guidance on Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) is a fitting response to the current cybersecurity landscape. On August 11, 2020, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released SP 800-207, Zero Trust Architecture (SP 800-207).