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An IT Manager's Guide: Cryptojacking, the Thread to Business and How to Protect the Network

HP Inc.

While Bitcoin took a bit of a beating in August 2018, it did little to dampen interest in the obviously volatile cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin lost 20 percent of its value in just two weeks in August, according to some reports, and yet there appears to be substantial optimism in the currency. According to one report, there were 96 new crypto hedge funds launched in the first seven months of 2018 and when the Turkish Lira plummeted 20 percent in August 2018, there was a surge in Bitcoin trading. Cryptocurrency is clearly here to stay and while that may whet the appetite of brave investors, itís also a magnet for crime.

Awareness of the issue is essential. As with most security threats, an understanding of how it operates will help determine next steps. In this whitepaper, we have outlined seven key actions to help prevent cryptojackers taking over your network.

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Published:  Jun 03, 2019
Length:  7
Type:  White Paper