July 2, 2022
Stakeholders: Combatting ransomware requires increased public-private coordination, more reporting
The Colonial Pipeline and JBS Foods attacks in 2021 heightened public awareness of ransomware and now more work is needed, especially in areas like eliminating safe havens for cyber criminals and helping small businesses fend off attacks, according to a panel of senior policymakers at the RSA conference.
Former State Department cyber leader Chris Painter said getting cooperation from the countries where hackers find safe haven is difficult and addressing the ransomware threat isn’t easy to do. “Part of it...