Could $5 Million Reward Rattle North Korean Cybercriminals?

Also: Methods to Improve Banks' Cyber Defenses; U.S. Regulatory Trends
Could $5 Million Reward Rattle North Korean Cybercriminals?

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea. The report also examines approaches to enhance banks' cyber defenses and U.S. regulatory trends.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz discuss how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea;
  • Tom Kellermann of VMware share best practices for banks to strengthen their cybersecurity defenses with the rise of ransomware and other destructive attacks targeting the sector;
  • Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP outline important shifts in the U.S. regulatory landscape that affect both cybersecurity and privacy.

The ISMG Security Report appears weekly on this and other ISMG websites. Don't miss the April 7 and April 14 editions, which respectively discuss lessons learned from REvil's attack on Kaseya and the threat to the energy sector as the Russia-Ukraine war continues.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.




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