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October 23, 2021

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CISA, DOJ officials emphasize importance of info-sharing to inform whole-of-nation ransomware response

By Sara Friedman / October 7, 2021

CISA and the Justice Department are urging private sector entities to report ransomware incidents to federal authorities, emphasizing their intent is to share information back to industry on known vulnerabilities and not to penalize companies that decide to make payments.

“One deep challenge in the ransomware problem is the reporting gap,” CISA executive director for cybersecurity Eric Goldstein said Wednesday on a panel at the Billington CyberSecurity Summit, explaining the federal government realizes “for every ransomware intrusion that we know...

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