SOME OF THE WORLD’S TOP TECH FIRMS ARE BACKING A NEW INDUSTRY TASK FORCE FOCUSED ON DISRUPTING CYBERCRIMINAL RANSOMWARE GANGS

On 29 April, the Krebs on security blog carried a post saying that the group intends to disrupt cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organised thieves behind these crimes.  The Rasonware Task Force, involving top executives from AmazonCiscoFireEyeMcAfeeMicrosoft and dozens of other firms joined the DoJEuropol and the NCA in calling for an international coalition to combat ransomware criminals, and for a global network of ransomware investigation hubs.

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/04/task-force-seeks-to-disrupt-ransomware-payments/

See the group’s 81-page report –

COMBATTING RANSOMWARE

https://securityandtechnology.org/ransomwaretaskforce/report/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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