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Progress in the Fight Against Ransomware

Derek Manky of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs on Trends, Takedowns and Innovations
Derek Manky, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs

Ransomware: The news isn't all bad. In fact, Derek Manky of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs argues that recent takedowns and innovations have led to significant strides in defending against today's most crippling malware attacks.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of ISMG’s RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Manky discusses:

  • The latest ransomware research from FortiGuard Labs;
  • The impact of recent ransomware takedowns;
  • The critical role of partnerships in improving cybersecurity.

Manky, chief of security insights and global threat alliances at Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, brings more than 15 years of experience to a strategic and visionary cybersecurity role. He consults with CSOs and CISOs of Fortune 500 companies worldwide across multiple industries. He is actively involved with several global threat intelligence initiatives, including NATO NICP, INTERPOL Expert Working Group, the Cyber Threat Alliance and the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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