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December 1, 2021

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White House ransomware push provides needed boost to international cyber efforts, ex-FCC security leader says

By Charlie Mitchell / October 22, 2021

Former FCC security chief David Simpson is praising international aspects of the Biden administration’s ransomware strategy that included a White House-led 31-nation summit last week, while assessing prospects for progress on the similar goals spelled out by the White House and the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.

“I think it is important to establish and evolve useful international norms for cybersecurity and more specifically for the reduction of ransomware risk,” Simpson said, adding, “The administration’s four prongs look fine to me. If this...

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