ISMG Editors Discuss Cryptocurrency Regulations and MorePanel Also Tackles Critical Ransomware Issues
Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely cybersecurity issues, including a call for cryptocurrency regulation and the impact of hospital ransomware attacks.
The editors - Scott Ferguson, managing editor, GovInfoSecurity; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity; and Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial - discuss:
- Highlights from an interview with the president and CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance, Phil Reitinger, as part of a preview of RSA conference coverage;
- Why San Diego-based Scripps Health, which operates four area hospitals, was forced to postpone some patient care as a result of an apparent ransomware attack;
- Details on a framework released by a coalition of government agencies and security firms for how to disrupt ransomware attacks. It calls for expanded regulation of the global cryptocurrency market.