COVID-19 , Digital Identity , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

Analysis: Ransomware's Costly Impact

Plus: An Assessment of Contact Tracing in Australia; 'Zero Trust' and the Remote Worker
Analysis: Ransomware's Costly Impact

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the rising costs of ransomware attacks and the latest victims.

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

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz review new research on ransomware trends;
  • ISMG's Jeremy Kirk assess Australia's new COVID-19 contact-tracing app;
  • Jim Reavis, CEO of the Cloud Security Alliance, describe the use of a "zero trust" approach and software-defined perimeters to manage risks posed by the remote workforce.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the April 17 and April 24 editions, which respectively discuss insider threats caused by the remote workforce and COVID-19 contact tracing privacy issues.

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

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