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Third MOVEit Security Flaw Threatens Organizations’ Databases

CIOs must swiftly safeguard sensitive data amidst breaches, Cl0p ransomware attacks, and a new vulnerability.
Trey Hill
Contributing Writer

As organizations respond to MOVEit-related breaches, news of the third vulnerability emerges, highlighting the need for swift action. Progress, the developer of MOVEit, has released patches to address the three vulnerabilities emphasizing the importance of promptly applying them for enhanced security to databases.

Why it matters: There is a critical role of CIOs in safeguarding their organization’s sensitive data, necessitating prompt action to mitigate risks and protect against potential attacks.

  • The widespread targeting of federal agencies, state governments, and corporate entities by the Cl0p ransomware gang through the exploitation of MOVEit’s security holes highlights the urgent need for comprehensive security measures and proper system patching to prevent unauthorized access and potential data breaches.
  • Recent breaches serve as a reminder for organizations to prioritize regular security assessments and prompt the application of patches to safeguard their sensitive information.
  • The complexity of resolving an active supply chain attack, coupled with the possibility that many organizations are still unaware of their vulnerability, underscores the importance of proactive monitoring, timely response, and thorough investigation to identify entry points and mitigate risks effectively.

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