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December 1, 2021

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Ransomware report calls for new government and industry initiatives, deeper collaboration

By Charlie Mitchell / April 29, 2021

The federal government should launch a new “Joint Ransomware Task Force” while industry partners stand up an “informal Ransomware Threat Focus Hub” as part of an effort to formalize a collaborative process in the face of rising threats from cyber criminals, according to a new report from the Institute for Security and Technology.

IST’s Ransomware Task Force today released “Combating Ransomware: A Comprehensive Framework for Action,” including a proposed framework for a public-private “operational” campaign, as well as recommendations...

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