S02E06: Ransomware Scams

Season 2: How to Be a Cyber Criminal

Would you pay the ransom?

There are 4,000+ ransomware attacks per day with $3.5Bn lost in just 2019.

Looks like the answer is Yes.

In our 6th episode to understand the mind of cybercriminals, your Protecting People hosts learn all about ransomware from Christopher Budd, Principal at Christopher Budd Security, and Ryan Kalember, EVP, Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint.

What we talked about:

  • What ransomware is & why people pay
  • How to pay your ransomware attacker
  • Professionalism among cybercriminals! Some have stopped attacking the healthcare industry during COVID-19

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