Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cryptocurrency Fraud

ISMG Editors: Cryptocurrency Special

Cryptocurrency Expert Ari Redbord Joins Weekly Panel Discussion
Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Ari Redbord

In the latest weekly update, Ari Redbord of TRM Labs joins three editors at Information Security Media Group to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including an initial take on U.S. President Joe Biden's executive order on digital assets, the role of cryptocurrency in the Ukraine-Russia war and nuances for ransomware victims who consider paying a ransom, and trends in regulatory guidance and leadership in the digital currency space.

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The panelists - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Ari Redbord, head of legal and government Affairs at TRM Labs - discuss:

  • Biden's executive order on cryptocurrencies, which marks the first step toward regulating how digital currency is traded;
  • The role of cryptocurrency in the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its potential use on both sides - for attempting to evade sanctions or to raise capital for defense;
  • Emerging leadership among regulatory agencies to get a handle on possible money laundering of cryptocurrencies.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Feb. 25 edition discussing U.S. government cybersecurity updates with former federal CISO Grant Schneider and the March 4 edition discussing whether hacktivists are the new resistance fighters.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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