3rd Party Risk Management , Breach Notification , Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery

Finding New Ways to Disrupt Ransomware Operations

Also: Introducing 'The Ransomware Files'; Defining the Next-Gen CISO
Finding New Ways to Disrupt Ransomware Operations

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the arrest of two suspects tied to a major ransomware group in Ukraine.

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

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz describe how police in Ukraine have arrested two members of a ransomware gang they say has attempted to extort up to $80 million from individual victims;
  • ISMG’s Jeremy Kirk discuss his new podcast series, "The Ransomware Files," which aims to share lessons from incident responders who've navigated their way through a ransomware incident and describe how they fought back;
  • Vice president and CISO Nicole Ford of Carrier, the multinational home appliances manufacturer, outline the skills required to be a next-gen CISO.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 editions, which respectively discuss ransomware updates and how a cryptocurrency exchange bug reveals clues about WannaCry 2.0 ransomware.

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

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