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Mayorkas says IST ransomware report will help guide government efforts, cites upcoming White House plan

By Charlie Mitchell / April 29, 2021

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says a new Institute for Security and Technology ransomware report will help guide a whole-of-government approach to the problem while noting that the White House is developing a plan to combat ransomware.

DHS has formed a ransomware task force and launched a 60-day sprint, Mayorkas said at an event today to unveil IST’s Ransomware Task Force report, “Combating Ransomware: A Comprehensive Framework for Action.” DHS efforts include an awareness campaign on the Cybersecurity and...

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