Are Rewards Effective in Combating Nation-State Cybercrime?Also: The Future of Ransomware; New Cybersecurity Guidance From the FDA
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the U.S. State Department's reward offer of up to $10 million for information about Russian military hackers implicated in the NotPetya attack. It also examines how ransomware is likely to evolve and the new cybersecurity draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- ISMG's Mathew Schwartz discuss how the U.S. government has announced a reward of up to $10 million for information pertaining to six alleged Russian military hackers tied to the 2017 NotPetya destructive malware campaign;
- Guillermo Christensen of law firm Ice Miller describe how he predicts the ransomware threat landscape will evolve;
- Dr. Suzanne Schwartz of the FDA outline the agency's new draft guidance and how it addresses cybersecurity risks and medical device safety.
The ISMG Security Report appears weekly on this and other ISMG websites. Don't miss the April 14 and April 21 editions, which respectively discuss the threat to the energy sector as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues and whether a $5 million reward could rattle North Korean cybercriminals.