Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management , Governance & Risk Management

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Cyber Extortion and More

Discussion Tackles Ransomware and Fraud Issues
Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Suparna Goswami

Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely issues, including how the zero-day attacks against Accellion File Transfer Appliance users have rewritten the rules of the cyber extortion game and former federal CISO Gregory Touhill taking on an important new role.

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The editors - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, Data Breach Today and Europe; and Suparna Goswami, associate editor, Asia - discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with former federal CISO Gregory Touhill, who is taking charge as director of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute's CERT Division;
  • Preparing for compliance with pending U.K. fraud legislation;
  • How cyber extortion is thriving in the wake of Accellion FTA hits.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

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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