What’s Old May be New Again to a Cyber Criminal

A few years ago, I met with the security leader of an enterprise who was in the middle of a compliance fire drill. During their Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) audit, a vulnerability scan uncovered an IP address in the environment that contained a critical vulnerability. However, the vulnerability management team had no idea on which server the IP address was hosted nor where that server was located. They scrambled for three weeks searching for it, only to discover the server was sitting in a server closet collecting dust. The server had payment card information on it, …

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