Cryptocurrency Fraud , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

ISMG Editors Discuss Cryptocurrency Regulations and More

Panel Also Tackles Critical Ransomware Issues
Clockwise, from top left: Scott Ferguson, Anna Delaney, Marianne Kolbasuk McGee and Tom Field

Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely cybersecurity issues, including a call for cryptocurrency regulation and the impact of hospital ransomware attacks.

See Also: NHS Ransomware Attack: Healthcare Industry Infrastructures Are Critical

The editors - Scott Ferguson, managing editor, GovInfoSecurity; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial - discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with the president and CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance, Phil Reitinger, as part of a preview of RSA conference coverage;
  • Why San Diego-based Scripps Health, which operates four area hospitals, was forced to postpone some patient care as a result of an apparent ransomware attack;
  • Details on a framework released by a coalition of government agencies and security firms for how to disrupt ransomware attacks. It calls for expanded regulation of the global cryptocurrency market.

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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