ISMG Editors: Secrets and Lies of Ransomware OperatorsDiscussion Also Addresses Top Predictions for 2022
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including myth busting from the founder of Zero Trust, the reason behind the surge in high-profile cryptocurrency scams in India and how ransomware attackers routinely lie about their inclinations, motivations and tactics.
The editors - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Rashmi Ramesh, senior subeditor, global news desk - discuss:
- Highlights from an interview with the founder of Zero Trust, John Kindervag, who breaks down Zero Trust myths and misconceptions;
- The recent surge in high-profile cryptocurrency scams in India, where victims include the country's prime minister and the Indian Medical Association;
- The marketing spin presented by some ransomware operators, including deflecting the blame for awkward attacks on affiliates.
The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Dec. 24 edition discussing the state of privacy in 2021 with privacy expert Lisa Sotto and the Dec. 31 edition discussing the top ISMG interviews of 2021.