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Organizations remain concerned about the potential implications to their own security posture as a result of the Okta cyber attack. It's important to identify where risks are present throughout your third parties landscape.
The situation between Russia and Ukraine has been escalating since the start of January, when Russia stationed more than 100,000 troops along the Ukrainian Border. Although cyber security is not the primary concern in the current situation, there is a cyber security component that absolutely should not be overlooked.
We believe a war in the region would have a direct impact on the cyber threat landscape. Both Poland and Lithuania have recently raised their countries' alert level, just hours after Ukraine reported its defense ministry and two banks had been hacked. In the US, CISA has issued a recommendation for all organizations, regardless of size, to adopt a heightened posture when it comes to cybersecurity. Meanwhile, Russia launched a full scale attack on Ukraine territory, which is still developing, and its full reach still remains to be seen.
From the start, it was clear that the Log4j vulnerability, also referred to as Log4Shell, would be widespread and present major challenges for organizations. But, why is addressing Log4j so challenging?