Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

Ransomware Re-examined: To Pay or Not to Pay?

Fortinet's Sonia Arista on the Dilemmas Facing CISOs
Sonia Arista, national healthcare practice director, Fortinet

Ransomware plays on ever-bigger stages, but the fundamental question remains: To pay or not to pay? Fortinet's Sonia Arista, a former CISO, weighs in on ransomware and other hot breach trends.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Arista discusses:

  • The evolution of ransomware;
  • The rise of targeted attacks against healthcare entities;
  • How her CISO experience makes her a better adviser to healthcare security leaders.

Arista, national healthcare practice director at Fortinet, is responsible for the go-to-market strategy, solutions and sales growth for the company's healthcare business. She works closely with healthcare industry leaders to demonstrate the importance of a security fabric approach to enable scalable, protected, cost-effective access to high-value patient data that addresses changing regulatory standards and industry identified threats. Prior to Fortinet, Arista was a healthcare strategy principal at GuidePoint Security.


About the Author

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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