It is all about incentives

by reestheskin on 21/09/2018

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This is a scary story. But the lesson is (yet again) our inability to understand what makes humans tick.

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History | WIRED

How Maersk was taken down by Russian malware, and how it recovered. The passage that got the attention is the bit about flying a domain controller backup in from Ghana (the only one that survived). The one that matters is that they were still running Windows 2000 on some servers and hadn’t carried out a proposed security revamp because it wasn’t in the IT managers’ KPIs and so wouldn’t help their bonuses. Link  

Via Ben Evans