Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Cyber Insurance; Ransomware Update

Also: Debating the Issue of Banning Ransom Payments
Clockwise, from top left: Doug Olenick, Anna Delaney, Marianne Kolbasuk McGee and Tom Field

Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss cyber insurance, persistent ransomware attacks and whether ransom payments should be banned.

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The editors - Doug Olenick, news editor; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial - discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with John Pescatore of SANS on sizing up cyber insurance;
  • Persistent ransomware attacks in healthcare, including the long recovery effort at Scripps Health;
  • Whether ransomware payments to attackers should be banned under federal law.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

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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