Expert Analysis: The Battle Against Ransomware

Sizing Up What the Government, Others Can Do
Expert Analysis: The Battle Against Ransomware
President Joe Biden (Photo: White House via Flickr/CC)

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features three segments on the battle against ransomware.

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

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz discuss the challenges involved in the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden's efforts to create a government response to ransomware attacks;
  • CISA's acting director, Brandon Wales, comment on mitigating ransomware risks;
  • Michael Daniel, president and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance, describe ideas for how to disrupt the ransomware business model.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the June 25 and July 2 editions, which respectively discuss CISA's conclusions on firewall missteps and why ransomware is the No. 1 threat.

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

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