ISMG Editors’ Panel: Cyber Extortion and More

Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management , Governance & Risk Management

Discussion Tackles Ransomware and Fraud Issues

Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Suparna Goswami

Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely issues, including how the zero-day attacks against Accellion File Transfer Appliance users have rewritten the rules of the cyber extortion game and former federal CISO Gregory Touhill taking on an important new role.

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The editors – Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, Data Breach Today and Europe; and Suparna Goswami, associate editor, Asia – discuss:

  • Highlights from an interview with former federal CISO Gregory Touhill, who is taking charge as director of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Division;
  • Preparing for compliance with pending U.K. fraud legislation;
  • How cyber extortion is thriving in the wake of Accellion FTA hits.