Active Defense & Deception , Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Critical Infrastructure Security

Deter Cybercriminals: Declare a Clear Response to Attacks

Also: Ransomware Affiliates Gain Power; Promoting Diversity of Thought
Deter Cybercriminals: Declare a Clear Response to Attacks

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features insight from U.S. Sen. Angus King on why the federal government needs to declare a clear response to cybercriminals in order to deter them from attacking.

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

  • Sen. King outline his thoughts President Biden's cybersecurity executive order and why the administration needs to address deterrence;
  • McAfee Enterprise’s John Fokker describe how and why the ransomware-attacker balance of power has been shifting to favor affiliates;
  • Virtual CISO and chief hacker with the HillBilly Hit Squad, Chris Roberts, underline the crucial need for diversity of thought in the cybersecurity industry.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 editions, which respectively discuss whether businesses are stepping up to ransomware warnings and how ransomware gangs are not infallible.

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

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