Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Ransomware

'Tis the Season: Ransomware Awareness for the Holidays

Caitlin Gruenberg of CyberGRX on Holiday Attack Trends and Threats to Watch
Caitlin Gruenberg, director of risk solutions, CyberGRX

The holiday season is when cybersecurity defenders often let down their guard - and when adversaries know the time is ripe to strike. Caitlin Gruenberg of CyberGRX shares ransomware trends and offers advice for how to step up ransomware awareness over the coming holidays.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Gruenberg discusses:

  • Current ransomware attack trends;
  • Why and how attacks spike over the holidays;
  • Concerning signs to watch for in your own systems or those of your partners.

Gruenberg is a third-party risk professional with over a decade of privacy and cybersecurity experience in government, retail and financial industries. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional - CIPP - and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer - CDPSE.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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