Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , Breach Notification , Cryptocurrency Fraud

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Regulators Get Tough on Crypto Firms?

Discussion Also Addresses the Return to In-Person Events
Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Marianne Kolbasuk McGee and Dan Gunderman

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including a federal judge imposing the maximum sentences on a hacker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy and aggravated identity theft, regulators getting tougher on cryptocurrency lending platforms and the return to in-person roundtables.

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The editors - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity; and Dan Gunderman, staff writer, news desk - discuss:

  • Virtual to live: The joyous return to in-person roundtables after a 19-month hiatus;
  • The case of a federal judge imposing the maximum sentences on a hacker who earlier this year pleaded guilty in a conspiracy case involving the hacking of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center human resources databases and the theft of personally identifiable information;
  • How New York State Attorney General Letitia James has served cease and desist letters to two unnamed cryptocurrency lending platforms that her office says engage in "unregistered and unlawful activities."

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Oct. 8 edition discussing the potentially first - official - fatality linked to ransomware and the Oct. 15 edition discussing whether our systems are too complex to secure.

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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