Security Explained

Ransomware

July 07, 2021 Chris Grayson, Drew Porter, Logan Lamb Season 3 Episode 1
Security Explained
Ransomware
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Security Explained
Ransomware
Jul 07, 2021 Season 3 Episode 1
Chris Grayson, Drew Porter, Logan Lamb

From the Colonial Pipeline to the NYC MTA, from the city of Atlanta to CD Projekt, ransomware is doing its dirty deeds across numerous sectors and industries and causing real harm to individuals and businesses. Initially more of a novelty that some creative criminals came up with, ransomware has grown into a massive criminal enterprise with significant economic upside. In the first episode of our third season we dig into the nitty gritty of what ransomware is, how it works, how it can be prevented, and what to do if you find yourself at its mercy. Join us!

Show Notes

From the Colonial Pipeline to the NYC MTA, from the city of Atlanta to CD Projekt, ransomware is doing its dirty deeds across numerous sectors and industries and causing real harm to individuals and businesses. Initially more of a novelty that some creative criminals came up with, ransomware has grown into a massive criminal enterprise with significant economic upside. In the first episode of our third season we dig into the nitty gritty of what ransomware is, how it works, how it can be prevented, and what to do if you find yourself at its mercy. Join us!