Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management , Ransomware

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Ransomware Update

Also: Update on NIST 'Zero Trust' Initiative
Clockwise, from top left: Dan Gunderman, Anna Delaney and Mathew Schwartz

In the latest weekly update, three editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the latest ransomware trends, plus an update on the National Institute for Standards and Technology's "zero trust" initiative.

See Also: Every Second Counts: 6-Step Ransomware Remediation Guide

The editors - Dan Gunderman, staff writer, news desk; Anna Delaney, director, productions; and Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe - discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with Robert McArdle, director of cybercrime research at Trend Micro, on the comings and goings of ransomware gangs;
  • Other ransomware trends, including a decline in the average ransom payment;
  • NIST's selection of 18 technology companies to demonstrate "zero trust" security architectures as it prepares to draft guidance for use of the model.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs on Fridays. Don't miss our previous installments, including the July 23 and July 16 editions, which respectively discuss the Pegasus Project and challenges for the new CISA leader.

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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