Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Battling WannaCryAlso, Steps to Limit Ransomware Attacks; Big Data's Criticality to IT Security
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Secretary John Kelly's congressional testimony on how DHS led government efforts to mitigate the WannaCry ransomware attacks.
Also in the Security Report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee report on how organizations take critical steps beyond patch management to avoid falling victims to ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry;
- ISMG Associate Editor Varun Haran discuss why big data coupled with machine learning is critical to information security; and
- Government Accountability Office's Gregory Wilshusen explain why the federal government is falling behind in ridding Social Security numbers as a common personal identifier.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our May 19 and May 23 reports that respectively analyze how the U.S. Congress is picking up its pace on cybersecurity legislation and an investigation into security failures associated with voice biometric access to HSBC's telephone banking service.
The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Tuesday, May 30.