Paying Ransomware Should be Illegal

Paying Ransomware Should be Illegal

Paying Ransomware Should be Illegal

Ransomware is a growing problem that must be stopped !

It is a grave threat to any business. 

Cybercriminals are accumulating fortunes by impacting individuals, businesses, critical systems, and digital services. 

Some victims are paying ransoms in the tens of millions of dollars.


In today’s video, I explore a radical option that strategically may defeat ransomware from the inside!

Ransomware is one of the fastest growing forms of cybercrime.

Cybercriminals are holding data ransom for financial gain.

Ransomware results in system-wide downtime for the victims and financial loss from the impact on the business and the ransom payment itself.

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Matthew Rosenquist 

Cybersecurity Expert

Matthew Rosenquist is an industry-recognized pragmatic, passionate, and innovative strategic security expert with 28 years of experience. He thrives in challenging cybersecurity environments and in the face of ever shifting threats. A leader in identifying opportunities, driving industry change, and building mature security organizations, Matthew delivers capabilities for sustainable security postures. He has experience in protecting billions of dollars of corporate assets, consulting across industry verticals, understanding current and emerging risks, communicating opportunities, forging internal cooperation and executive buy-in, and developing practical strategies. Matthew is a trusted advisor, security expert, and evangelist for academia, businesses, and governments around the world. A public advocate for best-practices, and communicating the risks and opportunities emerging in cybersecurity. He delivers engaging keynotes, speeches, interviews, and consulting sessions at conferences and to audiences around the globe. He has attracted a large social following of security peers, is an active member on advisory boards, and quoted in news, magazines, and books. Matthew is a recognized industry expert, speaker, and leader who enjoys the pursuit of achieving optimal cybersecurity. Matthew Rosenquist is experienced in building world class teams and capabilities, managing security operations, evangelizing best-practices to the market, developing security products, and improving corporate security services. 

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