Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware , Video

Ransomware Attackers Don't Take Holidays

Cybereason's Sam Curry on the Financial and Business Impact of After-Hours Strikes
Sam Curry, chief security officer, Cybereason

Cyberattackers love to strike on weekends and holidays - that's not news. What is news: These attacks cost more than weekday incidents, and they take a heavy toll on defenders.

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Cybereason's Sam Curry shares insight from the new study "Organizations at Risk: Ransomware Attackers Don’t Take Holidays."

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Curry discusses:

  • How the 2022 study differs from last year's study;
  • Why weekend/holiday attacks are more costly;
  • Recommendations to security leaders to bolster off-hours defenses.

Curry, who leads cybersecurity at Cybereason, previously served as chief technology and security officer at Arbor Networks. Prior to that role, he spent more than seven years at RSA - the security division of EMC - in a variety of senior management positions, including chief strategy officer and chief technologist and senior vice president of product management and product marketing. Curry also has held senior roles at Microstrategy, Computer Associates and McAfee.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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