Application Security , Cybercrime as-a-service , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

Fingerpointing Over Baltimore's Ransomware Attack

Also: Cyberthreats in Financial Services Sector; Open Source Security Concerns
Fingerpointing Over Baltimore's Ransomware Attack

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the "blame game" in the wake of a ransomware attack against the city of Baltimore.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz describe the ongoing debate over who's to blame for the huge impact of a ransomware attack against the city of Baltimore;
  • Valerie Abend, managing director of Accenture Security, discuss a new report assessing five potential cyberthreats to the financial services sector;
  • Matt Howard of Sonatype describe why open source security is such a hot topic.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the May 17 and May 24 editions, which respectively discuss WhatsApp's spyware problem and WannaCry still causing tears two years on.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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