Backstory on Arrest of Marcus HutchinsAlso, Advances in Attribution; Legislation on Securing Medical Devices
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report leads with the backstory on why U.S. authorities nabbed the "accidental hero" who stopped the WannaCry malware outbreak.
In the Security Report (click on player to listen), you'll hear:
- DataBreachToday Mathew J. Schwartz review the malware-related charges brought against Marcus Hutchins, the 23-year-old Briton who until recently worked in anonymity as a security researcher;
- BankInfoSecurity Executive Editor Tracy Kitten discuss with Gartner Analyst Avivah Litan advances in attribution and the need for cooperation between business and law enforcement;
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee analyze new Senate legislation designed to help secure vulnerable medical devices.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our Aug. 1 and Aug. 4 reports that respectively analyzed the human element behind malware and the shifting battle on Russian hacking moving to American courts.
The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Aug. 11.