Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

Tips on Ransomware Defense Strategies

Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek, on Addressing the Challenges
Caleb Barlow, president and CEO, CynergisTek

Healthcare institutions and nonprofits are suffering badly from ransomware attacks, says Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek, who offers insights on shoring up defenses..

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Barlow also discusses:

  • The reality of cyber/physical attacks in healthcare;
  • Shoring up defenses against ransomware;
  • Healthcare and the nation-state threat.

Barlow is the president and CEO of security consulting firm CynergisTek. Previously, he led the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence organization. In 2016 he built IBM's X-Force Command, which includes an incident command system for responding to major cyber incidents.


About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.




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