WannaCry Ransomware Cyber Attack surges Blackberry Shares at Toronto Stock Market

Canadian Company Blackberry doesn’t need any sort of introduction when it comes to the market of tablets and mobile phones which include smart devices as well. But do you know that the said company’s shares climbed at the Toronto Stock Exchange Market right after the Wanna cry Ransomware Cyber Attack of May 12, 2017?

Yes, you’ve read it right. The shares of the former cell phone maker were up by nearly 9% on the Toronto Stock Exchange Market from Tuesday Morning- all thanks to the awareness created by Blackberry’s nascent cyber security program which gained momentum after Wanna cry ransomware attack.

Blackberry’s cyber security program offers holistic capabilities while maximizing the investment. It helps users to understand, identify, and address security risks in an effective way and helps in teaching members of an organization to think like cyber security experts.
BlackBerry’s Cybersecurity Services ensure that evidence and investigation related data is highly protected and helps users gain an intelligence over the attacks in a proactive way.

As a part of the program, users can avail external and internal penetration testing that help reveal any potential issues related to security risks. The PCL DSS ASV Scanning feature helps in scanning infrastructure related to card payments and helps in identifying in advanced all attacks related to social engineering that threatens user networks.

Therefore, on an overall note, BlackBerry Cybersecurity Services helps users in analyzing current security practices and controls and assists them in identifying key areas of concern for a business.

So, all these days, we have heard only about the negative consequences brought in by Wanna cry ransomware attack. But in the case of Blackberry’s Cyber security business things seems to have turned the other way.

Naveen Goud
Naveen Goud is a writer at Cybersecurity Insiders covering topics such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Startups, Cyber Attacks, Cloud Security and Mobile Security

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