ISMG Editors’ Panel: Ransomware UpdateAlso: Update on NIST 'Zero Trust' Initiative
In the latest weekly update, three editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the latest ransomware trends, plus an update on the National Institute for Standards and Technology's "zero trust" initiative.
The editors - Dan Gunderman, staff writer, news desk; Anna Delaney, director, productions; and Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe - discuss:
- Highlights from an interview with Robert McArdle, director of cybercrime research at Trend Micro, on the comings and goings of ransomware gangs;
- Other ransomware trends, including a decline in the average ransom payment;
- NIST's selection of 18 technology companies to demonstrate "zero trust" security architectures as it prepares to draft guidance for use of the model.
The ISMG Editors' Panel runs on Fridays. Don't miss our previous installments, including the July 23 and July 16 editions, which respectively discuss the Pegasus Project and challenges for the new CISA leader.