Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime
Feds' Ransomware Smackdown: Attackers' Days Numbered?Also: Evil Corp Banking Malware Still Active; XDR Market Trends
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the progress made by law enforcement agencies in the effort to crack down on ransomware.
In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- ISMG's Mathew Schwartz discuss how the U.S. government and allies have been making good on their promise to crack down ransomware, with the arrest of multiple affiliates of the notorious REvil ransomware operation;
- ISMG's Jeremy Kirk describe how a notorious type of banking malware known as Dridex recently appeared in Mexico;
- Forrester analyst Allie Mellen on why the current state of the XDR market is a "chaotic jumble of different features."
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 editions, which respectively discuss how ransomware gangs are not infallible and why the federal government needs to declare a clear response to cybercriminals to deter them from attacking.
Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.